Ky. state trooper finds 20 lbs of marijuana in Oklahoma man's vehicle

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 22, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 22 at 9:46 PM

LAGRANGE, Ky.  (News Release) -- A man is facing charges after Kentucky State police discovered large amounts of drugs and money during a routine traffic stop in Oldham County.

Arthur Penrod, 72, of Oklahoma was arrested in the early morning hours Saturday after troopers discovered a large amount of money and drugs during a traffic stop. 

A traffic stop was made on Interstate 71 near the 24 mile marker in Oldham County.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of one ounce of cocaine, 20 pounds of marijuana, 4.2 ounces of marijuana seeds, and $11,570 in cash. 

Penrod was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and possession of a controlled substance first degree (Cocaine).

Mr. Penrod was transported and lodged at Oldham County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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