Fifty pounds of marijuana seized in central Utah drug bust

Published: Thursday, Feb. 8 2007 10:44 a.m. MST

RICHFIELD — The Central Utah Narcotics Task Force seized more than 50 pounds of marijuana in a drug bust on Interstate 70.

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper stopped a car on Jan. 30, discovering the illegal drug. Police said the suspect agreed to cooperate with narcotics investigators and helped them arrange a sting operation at a Richfield motel.

Officers then arrested two more people who showed up to collect the 50 pounds of pot. The Central Utah Narcotics Task Force said more arrests are pending.

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