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$300,000 worth of marijuana found during traffic stop

POTTER COUNTY - More than $300,000 worth of marijuana is found during a traffic stop.
 
It happened yesterday afternoon at noon on I-40 and MM 56.
 
Potter County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a car with, 26 year old Giovani Caraballo and 27 year old Eli DelaCruz, both from California.  
 
During the traffic stop, deputies became suspicious of criminal activity and a K9 was used to conduct a free air sniff around the vehicle.  
 
The K9 alerted to the odor of narcotics and the vehicle was searched.  
 
Deputies found three suitcases containing 56 bags of marijuana, weighing about 50 lbs.  
 
Both subjects were arrested for felony possession of marijuana and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.  
 

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