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Pounds of pot found during traffic stop

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Loniquel Hoskins (Source: Jackson County Jail) Loniquel Hoskins (Source: Jackson County Jail)
The marijuana found during the stop. (Source: ISP) The marijuana found during the stop. (Source: ISP)
The dog with drugs confiscated during the bust. (Source: ISP) The dog with drugs confiscated during the bust. (Source: ISP)

JACKSON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) – A traffic stop turned into a significant drug bust in southern Indiana.

Sunday, a state trooper stopped a car on Interstate 65 near the 55 mile marker for a traffic violation.

The trooper said they smelled a strong odor or marijuana. A search of the vehicle turned up 17 pounds of pot.

Police arrested Loniquel Hoskins of Houston, Texas. She is charged with dealing in marijuana.

An Indiana State Police dog sniffed out 26 packages of the drug hidden in the back doors of the car.

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