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More Than 100 Pounds of Marijuana Seized on I-40 in Crittenden County

February 3, 2004 - Posted at 4:45 p.m. CDT

 

WEST MEMPHIS, AR - The Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department announced this afternoon that officers of the Arkansas Highway Police Division on Saturday uncovered a large shipment of illegal drugs.

Saturday evening at 8 p.m., a tractor-trailer rig was stopped at the Highway Police station on Interstate-40 at West Memphis.  During an inspection of the truck, Highway Police officers discovered an estimated 105 pounds of marijuana inside the trailer mixed with a load of produce.

The driver was identified as Noe Salinas, 43, of Edinburg, Texas.  It is believed he was traveling from Rio Grande City, Texas to Schenectady, New York.  Salinas was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a felony, and was booked at the Crittenden County Sheriff's Department.  He is awaiting arraignment in West Memphis District Court. 

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