Traffic Stop Leads to 143 Pounds of Pot
A routine stop along I-84 in Sturbridge Friday evening lead State Troopers, with the help of K-9, to 143 pounds of marijuana stashed in the gray Lexus.
The driver was identified as YONGHUI LIANG, 19 and the passenger, identified as ZICHAO BU, 19 both of New York, NY, were both taken into custody.
In addition to a motor vehicle offense, the two men were charged with trafficking in marijuana and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
They were both transported to the State Police Sturbridge Barracks and booked, bail was set at $5,000 each. They will be arraigned at Dudley District Court on Tuesday.