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CR pair arrested in Illinois for marijuana

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EAST DUBUQUE, ILLINOIS (KWWL) -- The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Department confirmed they arrested two Cedar Rapids men after a drug dog discovered $28,000 worth of marijuana in the trunk of a car.

Perry Hooks, Jr., 39 and Kevin Thompson, 37 were pulled over at 1:28 a.m. Tuesday for a broken headlight.  That's when the sheriff discovered the 23.4 pounds of marijuana and $1,300 cash.

Each arrested for unlawful possession with the intent to deliver cannabis.  Hooks and Thompson were transported to the Jo Daviess County Jail, where they are being held.

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