KERN COUNTY, California (KSEE-KGPE) – A man is behind bars following he was identified with 82 pounds of marijuana concentrate in the course of a higher-speed visitors quit, the California Highway Patrol mentioned Monday.
About four p.m. on Thursday, a Buttonwillow CHP officer saw a 2019 Kia going north on Interstate five north of Lerdo driving about 118 mph, CHP mentioned.
The Southern Tri-County Higher Intensity Drug Trafficking Region (STC-HIDTA) job force responded to the scene.
They determined the driver was transporting 600 (1 ml) dab syringes and about 82 pounds of marijuana concentrate stored in 5-gallon buckets, CHP mentioned.
The marijauana was seized, and the driver was arrested.
He was identified as Muntasir Azad, 28, of Los Angeles.
Published: September 30, 2019