Car stop warrants 63-pound pot bust |

Car stop warrants 63-pound pot bust

Staff Reports

On Sunday, at approximately 11:10am, Nevada State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a white Ford Expedition with New York registration for a moving violation on eastbound IR80 near Robb Drive.

The vehicle was occupied by two adults, 64 year old Patrick Fay and 57 year old Corinne Fay both out of Plumas Lake California.

During the stop, Troopers became suspicious of criminal activity. A Nevada Highway Patrol K-9 was deployed and alerted to the presence of narcotic odor coming from the vehicle. A hand search of the vehicle revealed 63 pounds of marijuana.

Both occupants were transported to the Washoe County Jail where they were booked on trafficking charges.