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Man arrested after CHP K-9 discovers 19 lbs. of processed marijuana in his car

By KRCR Staff
Published On: Aug 30 2013 01:15:54 PM CDT

A Trinity County man was caught with 19 lbs. of marijuana on Thursday.

On Thursday at around 10:30 p.m., a CHP officer did a traffic stop for a lighting violation and requested a K-9 unit.

When the K-9 unit arrived on the scene, a K-9 helped officers discover 19 lbs. of processed marijuana and about $10,000 in U.S. currency. The driver, Jared William Lee Lawson, 28, of Bella Vista, was arrested for possession of marijuana/hashish for sale and transporting marijuana.