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Police: Man crashes car while transporting drugs across state lines

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

A Utah man is arrested in Eastern Iowa, accused of trying to drive more than a pound of marijuana through the state.

According to criminal complaints, Uriel Flores, 20, was driving in Coralville when he had an accident with his car on Tuesday. Police say that admitted that he had 1.3 pounds of marijuana with him, which he was taking from Utah to Indiana for $3,000. Flores also had one tablet of ecstasy with him, which police confirmed when they field tested the drug.

He was booked in the Johnson County Jail on Tuesday morning; he's charged with possession of a controlled substance, a controlled substance violation, and possession of a taxable substance without a tax stamp.

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