Traffic stop leads to pot bust for Tucson woman

Saldivar (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department)
Saldivar (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Tucson womanwas arrested for the possession of nearly 220 pounds of marijuana in SierraVista on June 12.

According tothe Sierra Vista Police Department, the suspect's vehicle was pulled over justafter 11:15 a.m. for unsafe lane changes. Community Response Team detectivesnoticed a marijuana odor inside the vehicle.

A policecanine alerted officers to the presence of drugs and ten bundles of marijuanawere found upon further investigation.

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

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