MAUMEE, OH (WTOL) - Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Maumee on Thursday.
Police stopped 32-year-old Artin Geshishyan Khoygani of California for a speed violation on Interstate 80 near milepost 59 around 8:20 a.m.
During the stop, police say they smelled raw marijuana coming from the vehicle.
A probable cause search revealed the 100 pounds of marijuana valued at about $450,000.
Khoygani is being held in the Lucas County Jail and is charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana.
He faces up to 16 years in prison and up to a $30,000 fine if convicted.