180 POUNDS OF POT FOUND ON ONION TRUCK
prowers county» A sheriff ’s deputy in southeastern Colorado found slightly more than 180 pounds of marijuana mixed in among a load of onions being hauled by a tractor-trailer last week.
Sam Zordel, sheriff of Prowers County, said the discovery was made Dec. 1 on U.S. 287 near the Gobblers Knob rest area, about 20 miles south of Lamar.
The deputy pulled over the truck after its driver allegedly stayed in the highway’s passing lane. Zordel said the tractortrailer was headed from Brighton to Naples, Fla.
The driver allowed the