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Dubuque Co. traffic stop nets 9 lbs. of marijuana

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DUBUQUE COUNTY (KWWL) -

 A Dubuque County traffic stop has netted nearly 9 lbs. of marijuana. 

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says it stopped a vehicle with North Dakota license plates around 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 151 south of Dubuque for an equipment violation.

Deputies say during a subsequent investigation, they located a total of 8.95 pounds of marijuana.

A Colorado man has been charged with possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance with intent to deliver, Iowa drug tax stamp violation, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is currently in custody.

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office has not released the man's name.

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