T hursday morning at approximately 10:35 a.m. Potter County Sheriff's Deputies on Interstate 40 stopped a motorist at Interstate 40 and Grand.
According to Potter County Sheriff's Office, during the stop the deputy searched the vehicle and found 34.8 pounds of marijuana inside the passenger compartment of the vehicle. The estimated value of the marijuana is $174,000.
The driver and his female passenger were arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.
PCSO is still investigating the incident.