Traffic stop leads to pot bust for Tucson woman - Tucson News Now

Traffic stop leads to pot bust for Tucson woman

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Tucson woman was arrested for the possession of nearly 220 pounds of marijuana in Sierra Vista on June 12.

According to the Sierra Vista Police Department, the suspect's vehicle was pulled over just after 11:15 a.m. for unsafe lane changes. Community Response Team detectives noticed a marijuana odor inside the vehicle.

A police canine alerted officers to the presence of drugs and ten bundles of marijuana were found upon further investigation.

Michele Luz Saldivar, 36, was booked into the Cochise County Jail, charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale and transport of marijuana for sale.

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