Colorado man arrested after allegedly trying to deliver marijuana to buyer in Oklahoma
EL RENO, Okla. – A Colorado man was arrested late Monday night after allegedly trying to deliver marijuana to a location in Oklahoma City.
Authorities stopped 35-year-old Gary Matli after deputies say he was speeding along I-40.
When deputies with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office approached him, they say Matli smelled strongly of marijuana.
Following a search of his person, they found a small plastic bag of marijuana and another small bag with 15 schedule IV pills.
While searching his vehicle, authorities say they found two bags of marijuana weighing one and a half pounds.
Deputies say Matli admitted that the drugs were grown in Colorado and he knew they were illegal to possess in Oklahoma. He also said he was being paid $1,000 to deliver the drugs to a spot in Oklahoma City.
Matli was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute and possession of schedule IV controlled dangerous substance.