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Trooper Apprehends Drug Carrier

confiscated plantsRecently, Trooper W.M. Shogran conducted a traffic stop for illegal window tinting on a vehicle on the Turnpike in St. Lucie County.

During the traffic stop, Shogran noticed that the driver and a passenger were nervous and displayed behavioral actions that were unusual.

Further investigation revealed 41 marijuana plants, a clear plastic baggie with 23 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia within the vehicle.

The driver was arrested on two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge and booked into the St. Lucie County jail.