A young Hopkinsville man was arrested on drug trafficking charges in Hopkins County last night.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 18-year old Edgar Garay Munoz of Hopkinsville was pulled over on the Pennyrile Parkway for allegedly speeding near the 33-mile-marker.
It was determined the driver had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and when Trooper Ryan Fox attempted to identify a passenger, he smelled a strong odor of marijuana.
A search of the car was conducted and police allegedly found 13 and a half pounds of marijuana inside. Munoz was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and was lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.