CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – A 22-year-old was arrested Monday afternoon after Kentucky State Police say they found marijuana and marijuana oil inside the car he was driving.
Authorities pulled over a 2002 Mercedes C320 on Interstate 24 around 12:30 p.m. for a traffic violation.
During the traffic stop, the trooper reportedly “observed several indicators of criminal activity.” A small bottle of medical marijuana was also in plain sight, according to police.
A search was of the car was conducted and 53 pounds of marijuana were found. Two-hundred containers of marijuana and $1,551 in cash were also located.
The driver has been identified as Joshua Castanenda of Elk Grove, California. He was arrested and booked into the Caldwell County jail.