280 lbs. of drugs found in washing machines during traffic stops

280 lbs. of drugs found in washing machines during traffic stops
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Two men are behind bars after being caught with 280 pounds of marijuana while driving on Interstate 40.

Jonathan Carter and Corey Walden are charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The drugs were found in five bags, shoved into washing machines they were hauling in a tractor trailer.

The men were pulled over for a traffic violation near Canada Road.

A K-9 alerted police to the $840,000 worth of drugs.

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