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A traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 80 in Keith County led to the seizure of 80 lbs. of marijuana and the arrest of a California man.
Just after 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2013 Ford Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) for speeding near the Roscoe Exit on I-80. The trooper was given consent to search the vehicle.
The search led to the seizure of 80 lbs. of marijuana. The marijuana was located in a duffel bag and a car luggage carrier in the passenger/cargo area of the SUV.
The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Matthew S. Hornsby, 38, of Mariposa, Calif., was lodged in the Keith County Jail on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.