South Hutchinson police arrest woman with 44 pounds of pot

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SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KAKE) -

A 31-year-old Arizona woman was arrested over the weekend after a traffic stop in South Hutchinson uncovered 44 pounds of marijuana.

Alyssa Holler, of Mesa, was stopped was stopped just before 3 p.m. Saturday for speeding at U.S. 50 and Main Street. The Hutch Post reports Holler granted a search of her vehicle, during which police discovered the pot. 

Holler told officers she was heading to Indianapolis, Indiana, at the time of the stop.

Holler was jailed in Reno County on $100,000 bond and made her first court appearance on Monday.

She faces a possible charge of marijuana possession with intent to distribute and will be back in court next week for the reading of formal charges. 

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