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ISP seizes over 3 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

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ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- Indiana State Police arrested a Granger man who allegedly had over three pounds of marijuana in his vehicle following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road.

The trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2011 Camry traveling westbound near the 94 mile marker around 1:15 a.m., reports said.

While speaking with the driver, 23-year-old Matthew Luger, the trooper discovered a small glass jar containing suspected marijuana, reports said.

During a search of the vehicle, the trooper located nearly three and a half pounds of suspected marijuana in several clear plastic bags, along with paraphernalia, reports said.

Luger was arrested and taken to the Elkhart County Jail on preliminary charges of dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.

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