Man jailed after deputies find $100K in pot during traffic stop

Jose Antonetti (Source: FCSO)
Jose Antonetti (Source: FCSO)
Drugs seized (Source: FCSO)
Drugs seized (Source: FCSO)

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) A traffic stop along Interstate 95 Wednesday has ended with a NY man in jail and deputies in custody of 21 pounds of marijuana.

Capt. Mike Nunn, spokesman for the Florence County Sheriff's Office, said Jose Antonetti, 29, of NYC was stopped for a traffic violation along Interstate 95 in the Florence County area.

During that traffic stop, two duffle bags containing 39 smaller bags of high grade marijuana were reportedly found in the vehicle. Nunn said the marijuana totaled 21 pounds.

The drugs were later determined to be valued at about $100,000.

Antonetti was then arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana, 10 pounds or more but less than 100 pounds.

He remains incarcerated at the Florence County Detention Center.

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