I-84 traffic stop yields 36 pounds of marijuana

A New York man is facing charges after State Police found approximately 36 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Sturbridge, State Police said.

Shui Tim Louie, 38, was pulled over at 9:50 p.m. on Interstate 84 by state troopers for speeding and marked lane violations, State Police said.

A drug-sniffing dog uncovered 36 bags of “green vegetable matter,” which is suspected to be marijuana, in the BMW SUV, State Polie said.

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Louie faces arraignment this afternoon in Dudley District Court on a charge of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.