More than 100 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop in Putnam County


PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A 24-year-old from California was arrested Friday morning in Putnam County for several drug charges.

A Toyota SUV was stopped Friday morning just before 9 a.m. on Interstate 70 near the 41-mile-marker for unsafe lane movement and

Photo provided by Indiana State Police
Photo provided by Indiana State Police

following too close to other vehicles.

The Indiana State Police Trooper found 100 pounds of ‘high grade’ marijuana in 84 individual packages, ranging from one to five pounds. The Trooper also located $6,000 in cash.

Sonora Wong, 24 of Garden Grove, California, was arrested for dealing in marijuana over 10 pounds and possession of marijuana.

Wong was taken to the Putnam County Jail. The estimated value of the drugs found were about $400,000.