Colorado marijuana confiscated during Kansas traffic stop

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SALINA, Kan. — A Virginia couple was arrested last night after a K-9 unit found edible marijuana products in their car.

According to KSAL News in Salina, it began as a routine traffic stop on I-70 just east of Salina around 8:45 p.m. Thursday. A deputy stopped an eastbound car when it didn't move over from the passing lane.

When the deputy approached the car, he noticed a strong smell of marijuana and a drug-sniffing K-9 was brought in. Officers later found several edible packaged pot products, such as energy bars, brownies and mint chocolates. The couple had just purchased the items in Denver.

Booking records state 25-year-old Abdul Rahman and 24-year-old Jayme Lambert were arrested and now face charges that include possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Bond was set at $6,000 for each person.

Saline County Sheriff Glen Kochanowski told KSAL that they continue to see marijuana products coming out of the Denver metro area, and that it's becoming a problem for states that border Colorado.

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