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125 Pounds Of Marijuana Found In Traffic Stop

Posted at 3:59 PM, May 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-22 16:59:05-04

Memphis police said a traffic stop led to the discovery of 125 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle.

Media outlets reported after a Memphis police officer pulled over a car for speeding Friday on Interstate 40 in Shelby County, the marijuana was discovered in hidden compartments of a floorboard.

According to a police affidavit, 22-year-old Karla Denise Munoz indicated she and her two children were traveling from Phoenix, Arizona, to Columbus, Ohio, for a wedding.

Munoz was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver, speeding, and violation of a child restraint law.

Munoz was booked into the Shelby County Jail on $100,000 bond. She was scheduled for a Monday court appearance. Jail records didn't indicate whether Munoz had an attorney.