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Traffic Stop Yields Large Marijuana Seizure
Friday Jan 05, 2018 4:33am
I-70 - Morgan County, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

An Indiana trooper looking beyond a routine traffic stop Thursday afternoon in Indiana's Morgan County was able to stop a large shipment of alleged marijuana from arriving to its destination on the east coast.

At approximately 12:50 p.m. Thursday a trooper with the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Uniform Squad was patrolling I-70 EB at the 51mm (Little Point exit) and stopped a 2017 box truck for a traffic violation.

While speaking with the driver, Joshua Monte Wilson, 28, of Temecula, CA the trooper noted inconsistencies that indicated possible criminal activity. A search was conducted which resulted in the seizure of 240 pounds of marijuana, 11.5 pounds of THC oil, and two pounds of THC wax.

Wilson was arrested for Level V Dealing and Possession of Marijuana, over 10 pounds. He was incarcerated in the Morgan County Jail without incident.

The Indiana State Police remind the public to report all illegal drug activity occurring in your area by calling the Indiana State Police Drug Tip Line 1-800-453-4756 or your local authorities.

Joshua Monte Wilson (ISP News Release Photo)
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