Oklahoma City police find 96.5 pounds of marijuana in vehicle during traffic stop

Gregorio Acosta, 37, of Oro Valley, Ariz., was arrested Saturday afternoon on a trafficking marijuana complaint.
by LeighAnne Manwarren Published: April 8, 2013
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Oklahoma City police arrested an Arizona man after finding 96.5 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle, according to a report released Monday.

Gregorio Acosta, 37, of Oro Valley, Ariz., was arrested about 2:10 p.m. Saturday on a trafficking marijuana compliant.

An officer stopped Acosta at Interstate 40 and S Choctaw Road for a traffic violation and found a box containing 17 bundles of marijuana, according to the report.

Acosta was taken to the Oklahoma County jail, where his bail was set at $25,000, jail officials said.

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by LeighAnne Manwarren
Breaking News Reporter
LeighAnne Manwarren is a reporter covering breaking news, crime and weather for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. An Oklahoma City native, Manwarren is a University of Oklahoma journalism alum and has interned for The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette,...
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