Ohio Man Arrested with 83 Pounds of Pot

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Drug Task Force officers say a man from Ohio was carrying more than clothes in his luggage on a greyhound bus - they found more than 83 pounds of pot.

27-year-old Tony Richard is behind bars at the Mesa County Jail on drug distribution charges.

Officers say their drug sniffing dog led them to two duffle bags. They say when they checked with Greyhound employees, they found Richard was using a fake name, but he let them search the bags.

According to an arrest affidavit Richard has a previous conviction for drug trafficking.
Investigators say he was on his way to Chicago. Now he's on his way to court this afternoon.