STURBRIDGE, Mass. (State Police) - State Police seized 26 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop in Sturbridge.
Trooper Todd Nolan told 22News the suspect, 23-year-old Jiarui Liu of Brooklyn, was charged with possession with intent to distribute, a license plate violation and failure to signal.
According to the State Police Facebook page, Wednesday morning, just before 2:00 a.m., Trooper Robert Ryan of the State Police Sturbridge Barracks, requested assistance from K-9 for a search on I-84 in Sturbridge.
After interaction with the vehicle occupants, Tpr. Ryan suspected narcotics activity.
Tpr. Jeff Johnson and K-9 Alex responded to assist Tpr. Ryan.
K-9 Alex alerted to the odor of narcotics in the vehicle and troopers located approximately 26 pounds of marijuana in the trunk.
The picture above is of K-9 Alex with the marijuana; courtesy the Mass. State Police Facebook page.
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