Nearly 30 pounds of Marijuana Seized in Traffic Stop
On Saturday March 14, around 5:52 p.m., Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 at the Clay County Line. Deputy Chris Barnett and his K-9 Partner Abel were requested to respond.
Upon their arrival, Deputy Abel conducted an open air search around the vehicle. Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. 29.4 pounds of marijuana was found in the vehicle. 52-year-old Jaime Hammond was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds, under fifty pounds.