LMPD: Officers find 2 lbs. of pot under car hood during traffic stop

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 3:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 10 at 12:12 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) --  A Louisville man is facing multiple charges after he was arrested Friday.

Police said 30-year-old Christopher Kiernan was pulled over for a traffic stop in the 2700 block or 7th Street and officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car.

According to the arrest report, officers began searching the car and found two pounds of pot under the hood, near the car’s engine.

Officers placed Kiernan under arrest, he is now charged with trafficking in marijuana, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to or improper signal, possession of marijuana, failure to wear seat belts and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance/security.

 

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