314 lbs of marijuana seized from 18-wheeler

314 lbs of marijuana seized from 18-wheeler

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Police seized 314 pounds of marijuana hidden inside an 18-wheeler.

The drug bust happened Thursday during a traffic stop on American Way.

Memphis Police Department said the driver, Jose Vargas, was arrested and charged with speeding and possession of marijuana.

Vargas is being held at 201 Poplar on a $1.5 million bond.

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