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Sheriff's Department Seizes 60 Pounds of Marijuana After Traffic Stop

Officials found a secret compartment in the rear of the pickup that contained the illegal cargo.

The St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department seized about 60 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 near Wentzville.

A St. Charles County deputy pulled over a pickup truck for a traffic stop at about 9:17 p.m. Sunday on eastbound I-70 at the 205 mile marker.

A sheriff’s department report said that during a consensual and probable cause search, officers found a hidden compartment in the rear of the pickup with 37 packages of high-grade marijuana.

Lt. Craig McGuire, of the Sheriff’s Department, said there was about 60 pounds of marijuana.

The driver, Phillip L. Sullivan, 25, of Trinidad, CA, told the deputy he was traveling from California to Bowling Green, KY.

Sullivan was charged Monday in St. Charles County Circuit Court with distributing marijuana.

Papa Rich July 19, 2012 at 11:17 PM
They were tipped off........... easy to see
Joe James January 25, 2013 at 02:10 AM
Mile marker 205. Same place as the 30 pounds pulled over for failure to signal lane change, yeah right …informants
Tamara Duncan January 25, 2013 at 03:03 PM
Just a reminder that the Patch does not allow the use of profanity in comments. You're welcome to resubmit your comments without the profanity. There's a link to Patch's Terms of Use at the bottom of the page.
Poppa dock January 31, 2013 at 10:08 PM
yes no profanity but it dosent say we could smoke that high grade loud lmao.

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