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Deputy finds more than 50 pounds of marijuana in van during traffic stop

| Feb 20, 2013 | Drug Crime, Drug trafficking, Drug Violations

A Miramar man has been arrested on a charge of marijuana trafficking after the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy found more than 50 pounds of the drug in his van during a Monday traffic stop on I-75.

Linton L. Harris, 54, remains in custody at the Lee County Jail.

The deputy pulled over Harris’ van on northbound I-75 near Corkscrew Road for window tint and seatbelt violations, according to a sheriff’s office report.

During the stop, the deputy was granted permission to search the van and found 52.2 pounds of marijuana packaged inside.

Harris was taken into custody without incident.

Article written by Dennis Culver, www.news-press.com