Task force seizes $150K in drugs during traffic stop

GLASGOW, Ky. – Detectives with the Barren River Drug Task Force seized 40 pounds of marijuana and marijuana products following a traffic stop Monday.

Barren River Drug Task Force and the Glasgow Police Department made a traffic stop on a 2010 white Dodge SUV on Veterans Outer Loop Monday.

The vehicle was being operated by Henry Harris, 21,  of Glasgow, according to a release from the task force. After a roadside interview, Harris admitted that he had just picked up a package at the post office which contained marijuana and marijuana products.

The package was found to contain suspected processed marijuana, THC gummy editables, vapes and marijuana wax. The weight of the package was 40 pounds.

Detectives said Harris admitted that he had more items at his home and in a storage unit in Glasgow and gave consent to search, according to the release.

Detectives recovered more then 6.5 pounds of processed marijuana, over 2,300 THC gummy edibles, 550 marijuana wax canisters, over 480 THC vape cartridges and cash.

The estimated street value of all the drugs was approximately $150,000.

Harris was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving, according to the release.

He was lodged in the Barren County Jail. The DTF was assisted in this case by the Glasgow Police Department and the US Postal Inspection Service.