2 arrested in drug bust on I-22 in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A drug bust on I-22 has resulted in two arrests.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Highway Safety Unit performed a traffic stop on I-22 East bound just before the I-65 South bound interchange Thursday afternoon.
During the stop, the deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted, which yielded 156 lbs. of marijuana.
Jesus Lozano-Penaloza, of California and Rossel Antonio Figueroa-Lopez, of Honduras, were arrested and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana. No bond has been set at this time.
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