CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield Police arrested a Florida man accused of hauling 131 pounds of marijuana in his tractor trailer.
Collin M. Ashley, 55, of Coconut Creek, Fla., was arrested after a Sunday traffic stop.
Police called the arrest of the "suspected drug trafficker" the result a "comprehensive investigation into a large marijuana distribution ring."
Ashley was charged with distribution of more than five pounds of marijuana; two counts of transporting controlled substances into the Commonwealth; possession of a controlled substance; and manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute a controlled substance.
"During a traffic stop on that date, Ashley was found to be in possession of 131 pounds of marijuana, which was located in his 1996 Kenworth tractor trailer," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.
This is a developing story. Anyone with additional information was asked to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or submit a news tip here.