Tennessee man arrested after 23 lbs of marijuana found in his vehicle
Murfreesboro, TN – According to the police officials, his name is Jair Cruz and he was arrested on Tuesday.
Authorities said the 24-year-old man was arrested following traffic stop in Kentucky.
He is now charged with with driving without a license, speeding and trafficking in marijuana.
Kentucky State Police trooper conducted a traffic stop on the suspect’s GMC pickup truck for a traffic violation.
The 24-year-old man did not have a valid driver’s license, officials said.
The trooper was reportedly given consent to search the vehicle.
The trooper found 23 pounds of packaged marijuana inside the vehicle, according to reports.
Cruz was arrested and taken into custody.
He is being held at the Marion County Detention Center.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.