Kingman police and K9 Sam seized about 66 pounds of marijuana on Friday, August 19. Police spokeswoman Jennifer Sochocki said information about a possible drug transport prompted the 10:00 a.m. traffic stop on Interstate 40 in Kingman.

Tony Sam, 26, Chicago, was arrested and jailed following confiscation of the marijuana.

“The investigation revealed that Sam was transporting the marijuana from Sacramento, California to Chicago, Illinois,” Sochocki said.  She said the suspect admitted involvement in the illegal transport.