O’Fallon police find over 200lbs of marijuana during traffic stop
O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – An O’Fallon officer could smell marijuana coming from a car during a traffic stop in O’Fallon. His dog found nine bundles weighing over 200lbs.
Matthew Serrano, 38, and Vista Scott, 23, are under arrest after police found nine bundles of marijuana weighing over 200 pounds in their car. A release from the O’Fallon police department states that an officer pulled over the duo on Saturday at around 4:00pm near the intersection of Winghaven Blvd and White Hawk for a moving violation. He noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. After obtaining a search warrant he searched the car with his dog, “Ares.” The dog found the bundles of marijuana.
Serrano and Scott of Los Lunas, New Mexico have both been charged with accessory trafficking in drugs and attempt to traffic in the 2nd degree with a $100,000 bond.