277 grams of high-grade marijuana found during traffic stop, sheriff's office says

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IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. - Two people were charged after deputies found more than 200 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they stopped a vehicle on Interstate 77 on Tuesday because of multiple traffic violations. They detected an odor of marijuana in the vehicle and searched it, the sheriff’s office said.

The deputies found 277 grams of high-grade marijuana and $10,000 in cash, the sheriff’s office said. Investigators said the marijuana has a street value of $5,540.

Adam Dagenais, 29, of New Hampshire, and Tomas Sands, 29, of Georgia, were charged with felony possession of marijuana.