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Over 200 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop on I-95, FCSO confirms

Over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized after a traffic stop Wednesday. (Source: FCSO Chief Deputy Glen Kirby) Over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized after a traffic stop Wednesday. (Source: FCSO Chief Deputy Glen Kirby)
Over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized after a traffic stop Wednesday. (Source: FCSO Chief Deputy Glen Kirby) Over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized after a traffic stop Wednesday. (Source: FCSO Chief Deputy Glen Kirby)

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Florence County Sheriff’s Office over 200 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 Wednesday, officials confirmed.

The drugs were found during a traffic stop by deputies with the Criminal Enforcement Unit at about 8:30 a.m., according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby.

The car was pulled over for a traffic violation, and when they started talking to the driver there were indicators that they were doing something wrong, Kirby said.

Deputies gained permission to search the vehicle, and found three large duffle bags in the trunk that each contained large bags of marijuana, Kirby said. The combined weight of the drugs was 211 pounds.

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