Hundreds of pounds of marijuana have been seized in recent weeks during Interstate 40 traffic stops in Kingman. About a dozen such incidents have occurred since the peak of the pot harvest season in California.
There were two more stop and seizure incidents over the weekend, both on I-40 in Kingman.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies confiscated about 50 pounds of pot following a 3:40 a.m. stop on Sunday, December 6. Javier Cortez-Lopez, 44 and ma Mota De Leon, 40, both of Ontario, California were arrested on marijuana related charges.
Steven Taylor, 32, Austin, Texas was jailed Saturday, December 6 after 30 pounds of marijuana was located in his vehicle.