A traffic stop on I-65 led to the discovery of more than 100 pounds of marijuana.
Early on Sunday morning, February 7th, Kentucky State Police Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a Kia Sorento driving the wrong way on the I-65 southbound exit ramp at the 91 mile-marker. During the vehicle search, approximately 120 pounds of suspected marijuana was located. The operator of the vehicle, 47-year-old Jose Mariano Garcia of Lawrenceville, Georgia was arrested. He is being lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing.