Photo: Marijuana Seized on Interstate 40

Courtesy Mohave County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy

Courtesy Mohave County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy

Deputy Kerry Schanaman and his K-9, Raidin, pose next to 50 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop on Interstate 40 Jan. 4. A search of the vehicle revealed more than 40 vacuum-sealed packages containing marijuana located inside three suitcases. The Department of Public Safety, which initiated the traffic stop, arrested the driver. It's not clear the reason why the driver was stopped by the officer.