LARNED, Kan. (KAKE) - Central Kansas authorities arrested two people after more than 50 pounds of marijuana was found in their vehicle during a traffic stop late Thursday night. 

The Pawnee County Sheriff's Office said a deputy stopped a vehicle on U.S. 56 at around 11:15 p.m. During the stop, a K-9 indicated the odor of narcotics. 

Inside the vehicle were two suitcases containing 47 vacuum-sealed bags concealing more than 50 pounds of pot, the sheriff's office said. 

The driver and passenger were arrested for speeding, conspiracy to distribute marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, possession of THC and no drug tax stamp. Their names were not released. 

"Thank you to a job well done to the Pawnee County Sheriffs Office deputies and K-9 Noa along with the Barton County Sheriffs Office deputy who assisted," Pawnee County Sheriff Scott King said.