Nearly 150 pounds of suspected marijuana was located during a routine traffic stop on U.S. 31 on Saturday, January 6th.

At approximately 12:30 A.M. Marshall County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Blake Bennet and his partner Diesel conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on U.S. 31 at 11th Road.

41-year-old James Pace of Indianapolis was driving the vehicle, and the passenger and registered owner of the vehicle was 24-year-old Shyterrious Dady of Indianapolis.

During the traffic stop, county police located nearly 150 pounds of suspected marijuana with a street value of $150,000, along with $6,150 in cash and a loaded handgun.  All items were seized by officers.

Pace and Dady were both transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for dealing in marijuana when the amount is more than 10 pounds and possession of marijuana.

They were each held on $1,505 cash bonds.

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