HOPE, AR (Raycom News Network) – Arkansas State troopers got a big surprise when they pulled over a car, they found several hundred pounds of marijuana.
Two men are now in the Hempstead County jail on drug charges.
During a routine traffic stop on Interstate 30, troopers found nearly 400 pounds of marijuana worth $275,000.
The suspects were driving two separate cars. Police say one was used as a decoy.
Officials believe the drugs came from the Houston area. They say the suspects were most likely headed to Little Rock.
Police say neither suspect had a valid driver's license. The drugs have been taken to the Arkansas State Crime Lab.