Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a California registered BMW for traffic violations on Interstate 40 Eastbound near the 161 Mile Marker. During the course of the traffic stop, deputies utilized a narcotics detection canine. The odor of a narcotic was detected.
The deputies conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered six pounds of marijuana in individually vacuumed packages in the trunk of the car. Both occupants, Yang and Her, were arrested at the scene. The suspects were transported to the Iredell County Detention Center.
Yang was issued a $45,000 secured bond, and Her received a $35,000 secured bond. They were not listed as inmates in Iredell County and no court dates were listed. Additional charges are possible.
Photos: Iredell County Sheriff’s Office