OKLAHOMA CITY – Deputies say a K9 is earning his keep after discovering dozens of pounds of marijuana inside a vehicle.
On Feb. 20, a deputy pulled over a vehicle for speeding near I-40 and Western Ave.
As he was talking to the driver, 24-year-old James Cechetini, the deputy reported smelling marijuana.
Authorities called Thor, a K9 with the department, to the scene.
Thor immediately alerted officers to drugs inside the vehicle’s trunk.
Officials say they found 37 pounds of marijuana, which is worth about $30,000.
Cechetini and the passenger, Zachary Reid, were arrested for trafficking illegal drugs.