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ISP K-9 discovers 120 pound of marijuana during traffic stop

Indiana State Police troopers have taken more than 120 pounds of marijuana off the streets with the help of a K-9.

Posted: Jan 26, 2018 3:27 PM

PORTER COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Indiana State Police troopers have taken more than 120 pounds of marijuana off the streets with the help of a K-9.

Police say K-9 Axel discovered the marijuana during a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll road Thursday near the 22 mile marker.

Troopers pulled over a Dodge Avenger when they spotted the driver committing several traffic violations.

That's when Axel, the Indiana State Police K-9, made the discovery in the car's trunk.

The two people in the car were arrested and face preliminary charges of dealing marijuana, level 5 felony.

Howard Montgomery and Danielle Ruise, both of Rochester, New York, face preliminary charges of dealing marijuana.

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