Pike County, IL ~ Marijuana Arrest 2016

13 pounds of cannabis seized during I-72 traffic stop; street value of $90,000

13 pounds of cannabis seized during Pike County, IL traffic stop; street value of $90,000

On Thursday, two males were stopped at a traffic stop conducted by a trooper with the Illinois State Police at 10:45 p.m.

A rented Ford Focus was stopped at milepost 26 on I-72 in Pike County, Illinois.

The Trooper observed indicators of criminal activity and a subsequent search of the vehicle yielded over 13 pounds of suspected cannabis and $1,700 in cash.

Estimated street value of the suspected cannabis is over $90,000.

Anthony D. Hackey, 37, and Myron S. Maye, 55, both of Los Angeles, California were transported to the Pike County Jail and lodged on drug related charges.

The West Central Illinois Task Force and the Pike County Sheriff's Department assisted with the investigation.

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