A traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County ended with the discovery of more than 250 pounds of pot.
A State Trooper stopped a Chevy pickup in the construction zone west of the Howe/LaGrange exit.
A K9 unit with the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office sniffed out suspected drugs. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 259 pounds of marijuana.
The driver, 28-year-old Carlos Silva Rivas and his passenger, 41-year-old Margarito Alvarez, both of Oregon, were both arrested. The two face charges of dealing marijuana and possession of marijuana.
Both were taken to the LaGrange County Jail.