K-9 bust nets more than 40 pounds of marijuana on I-40

A Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said a K9 dog helped authorities find more than 70 pounds of marijuana hidden in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 40 near Kingman.

Sheriff’s deputies aided the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Sunday after a trooper made a traffic stop on the highway, the Sheriff’s Office said. The trooper became suspicious that the vehicle may have been ferrying drugs and called for assistance.

The Sheriff’s Office dispatched a K9 unit around 9 a.m., officials said.T he dog, named Chase, has been working with his handler since August 2017, the Sheriff’s Office website said. Read More