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More than 10 lbs of marijuana seized in Jackson County traffic stop

Michigan man arrested with 10lbs of marijuana following Jackson Co traffic stop

Michigan man arrested in Seymour with large amounts of marijuana & marijuana extract

Michigan Man Arrested after Marijuana Located During Traffic Stop

Seymour-Last night, a Michigan man was arrested after he was found to be in possession of a large amount of marijuana and marijuana extract during a traffic stop on I-65 in Jackson County, Indiana.

At approximately 8:00 pm, Trooper Stephen Stoneking conducted a traffic stop on a 2018 Jeep Cherokee for multiple traffic violations on I-65 Southbound at the 50 mile marker, near Seymour, Indiana.  During the course of the traffic stop, Trp. Stoneking smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, Trp. Stoneking and Trp. Paul Waller located numerous plastic bags containing in excess of 11 pounds of marijuana along with boxes containing nearly 300 jars of marijuana extract. Drug paraphernalia was also located in the vehicle. 

The driver of the vehicle, Jesse T. Brescia, age 29, Lansing, Michigan, was arrested on charges of Dealing over 10 pounds of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

He was transported to the Jackson County Jail where he was incarcerated pending his initial appearance in the Jackson County Circuit Court.

Brescia photo

SGT. STEPHEN WHEELES

Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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