A November 10 stop for a traffic violation evolved into a significant drug seizure in Kingman. Deputy Kingman police chief Rusty cooper said officers pulled over a 4 door rental car in the 3100 block of Stockton Hill Road at about 9:00 a.m.

“A KPD canine alerted to the presence of drugs,” Cooper said. “Approximately 202 pounds of marijuana was located in 143 individual bags.”

The driver of the vehicle, Charles Stiles Defay, 63, Point Arena, California, was booked into jail for transportation of marijuana for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia.