The odor of marijuana wafting from the cab of a truck, led to the arrest of a San Jose man after he was pulled over for speeding in Sonoma County Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The driver, David Buettner, 31, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 101 at Canyon Road near Geyserville when a CHP officer clocked his speed on radar at 83 miles per hour. During a speed enforcement stop, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from Buettner's truck.
When asked about the marijuana, Buettner told the officer he had about three pounds of it in the truck. A search of the vehicle revealed a 45-gallon bin in the bed of the truck containing 16 pounds of marijuana. A semi-automatic handgun was located in the cab of the truck, the CHP said.
Buettner was booked into Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of possession and transportation of marijuana for sales, and possession of a handgun while in commission of a felony.
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