70 pounds of pot found in toolbox following traffic stop

Photo provided by Indiana State Police shows 70 pounds of suspected marijuana confiscated during a traffic stop on I-70 on March 14, 2017.

INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) Indiana State Police found 70 pounds of what’s believed to be marijuana after a trooper stopped a pickup truck for a traffic violation on I-70 Tuesday afternoon in central Indiana.

Photo of Timothy Patrick Houghton provided by Indiana State Police.

The trooper became suspicious of the North Carolina Driver and a search of the vehicle turned up the suspected pot, individually wrapped in two pound packages, inside a toolbox in the bed of the pickup.

Timothy Patrick Houghton was transported to the Marion County Arrestee Processing Center and incarcerated for Dealing Marijuana over 10 pounds, a Level 5 Felony and Possession of Marijuana, a Level 6 Felony.