Traffic Stop Leads to Big Marijuana Bust in Illinois
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MADISON COUNTY, IL (KMOX) - A speeding car leads an Illinois State Trooper to make a major drug bust in the Metro East.
It happened Thursday morning along Eastbound Interstate 70, near Highland Illinois.
Trooper Mike Link tells KMOX, a state patrol officer stopped a Chevrolet Malibu for speeding, he then became suspicious and called in a K9. The police dog detected drugs in the vehicle.
Link says 72 pounds of Marijuana was found with an estimated street value of $359,000.
Debakker is being held in Madison County on 200,000 dollars bond.
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