80 pounds of marijuana found in car
An Arizona woman is behind bars after about 80 pounds of marijuana were found in the trunk of her vehicle during a traffic stop on Interstate 44 in Phelps County Thursday.
Tanya K. Zackery, 35, of Glendale, Arizona, has been charged with one count of second-degree drug trafficking, a Class A felony, in connection with the incident.
At around 10 a.m., a Phelps County sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle Zackery was driving on the interstate for a traffic violation.
The vehicle was searched, and the deputy found approximately 80 pounds marijuana in the trunk.
Zackery was transported to the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department and held pending an application for a warrant through the Phelps County prosecuting attorney’s office.
Her bail was set at $250,000.