Yavapai County deputies arrest Missouri man found with 90 pounds of marijuana



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PRESCOTT, Arizona — Authorities say a Missouri man is in custody after 90 pounds of marijuana were found during a traffic stop in northern Arizona.

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Nate Shaffer has been arrested for possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana for sale.

Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn says a deputy pulled over Shaffer on Monday on I-40 near Ashfork.

Authorities say a drug-sniffing dog indicated there was drugs or contraband in the trunk.

Deputies found a duffel bag with prepackaged marijuana bricks worth at least $50,000.

Shaffer admitted to authorities he had been paid several thousand dollars to transport the marijuana from Northern California to Texas.

Shaffer is being held on $25,000 bond.

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