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Two Charged in Interstate Drug Bust

Bags of a “green leafy substance” are piled on the hood of a Tennessee Highway Patrol car after officers stopped a vehicle, Thursday, March 9th.
Photo Submitted / Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

Two were arrested following a traffic stop on Interstate-40, Thursday, March 9th.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol at 10:45 a.m. troopers stopped a passenger car at the 101 mile-marker of Interstate-40. The roadside investigation and search revealed approximately 36 pounds of “a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana.”

The highway patrol’s Interdiction Team out of Nashville responded to the scene and two occupants were arrested according to the THP.

A Lexington Progress reader reported seeing the traffic stop and provided a photo.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department reported that Donald Yang, 50-year-old man from Chouteau, Oklahoma was booked on charges of following to close and possession of…

For complete coverage, see the March 15th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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