Hoxie traffic stop nets 10 pounds of pot

HOXIE, AR (KAIT) - A Saturday traffic stop in Hoxie nets 10 pounds of marijuana and lands two people in jail.

Hoxie Police say they stopped the two suspects, who's names have not yet been released, just after 12:30 PM Saturday. When they pulled the vehicle over, Sgt. Joseph Blackwood says the driver got out of the vehicle with marijuana on his shoulder.

"I asked him about it and then he told me there was marajuana in the vehicle," Sgt. Blackwood explained.

Police searched the car and found ten pounds of marijuana in large blocks in the trunk.