Salina police say woman had 4 pounds of marijuana

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Salina police say a 19-year-old woman was arrested after officers found about 4 pounds of marijuana in her car.

Lt. Jim Norton says the woman was stopped Wednesday for speeding in a school zone. He says the officer was overwhelmed by the smell of marijuana as he walked toward the car.

The Salina Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Z6dLu8 ) police found 3.8 pounds of marijuana and $3,200 in cash in the car. The drugs were packaged in large bags, small bags, metal containers, a cooler, backpack and purse.

The suspect is a former Salina resident who lives in Colorado. Norton says the marijuana was purchased in Colorado for resale in Salina.

Norton estimated the street value of the marijuana at $10,100.

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Information from: The Salina (Kan.) Journal, http://www.salina.com

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