LMPD: Man busted with more than 20 lbs. of pot, $40K

LMPD: Man busted with more than 20 lbs. of pot, $40K

Marco Chavez is charged with drug trafficking.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 2:12 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 7 at 3:13 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A man is facing drug trafficking charges after he was arrested Wednesday.

Police said 44-year-old Marco Anthony Chavez was stopped by officers along I-65 south near I-265. Officers conducted a search and said they found more than 20 lbs. of marijuana. The also said they found more than $40,000 in cash.

Chavez is being held at Metro Corrections on a $10,000 bond. He is charged with drug trafficking.

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