Kentucky

Marijuana seized on Interstate 71

About 1,580 pounds of marijuana was seized from a commercial tractor-trailer in Oldham County on Monday afternoon.

State police said they stopped the vehicle on Interstate 71 at about 2 p.m. and arrested Sohrab F. Shamoil, 47, of Mesa, Ariz. He is charged with careless driving and trafficking in marijuana.

State police said Monday that the drugs would be worth millions of dollars on the street, although they did not yet know an exact value.

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