Man arrested for transporting high-grade marijuana covered in mustard

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A man has been arrested after police found an estimated $200,000 worth of marijuana, covered in yellow mustard.

It happened Thursday evening in Putnam County.

State Troopers stopped a semi truck on I-70 for a routine safety inspection. That’s when the officer noticed an overwhelming smell of yellow mustard. Other indicators of possible criminal activity were also noticed.

During the search, troopers found about 48 pounds of packaged high-grade marijuana.

The driver, Richard Sherman, was arrested. He is from El Cajon, California. Sherman was taken to the Putnam County Jail.

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