Police: Man Arrested, 55 Pounds of Marijuana Found


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFTA) – Police arrested a man after discovering marijuana in the vehicle he was driving. 

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office worked with the Oklahoma Drug Enforcement Agency on this case.

Sallisaw police arrested Peter Lee after a traffic stop.

Police said they could smell marijuana coming from his car, they then searched the vehicle and found 55 pounds marijuana in the back of the truck. 

Officers said it was determined that the marijuana was to be delivered in Benton County. 

Lee was arrested and charged for the charge of Possession of Controlled Substance.

Lee was taken to the Benton County Jail. 

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