An Illinois State Trooper stopped a 1994 Toyota Truck traveling eastbound on I-72 near milepost 48 in Scott County, IL for a traffic violation on Monday at 11:30 p.m.
After the trooper spoke with the driver, the trooper saw several indicators of criminal behavior. An ISP K9 provided a positive alert to the odor of illegal drugs coming from the vehicle.
A search of the truck yielded nearly 60 pounds of cannabis hidden inside the vehicle.
The driver, Donnie Huffman, 42, from Cave Junction, Oregon was arrested and charged with Cannabis Trafficking, Possession of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, and Possession of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis with the intent to deliver.
The West Central IL Task Force assisted in this incident.