CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. - Prosecutors have filed charges against a North Carolina man after he's arrested during a drug bust on Interstate 70 in Callaway County.
Robbie A. Roberts, 33, of Hope Mills, North Carolina, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, troopers stopped Roberts on I-70 around midnight on Feb. 14 for following another vehicle too closely.
On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose (prescription & illicit)— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) February 15, 2019
Last night, a traffic stop for following too close on I-70 in Callaway Co. resulted in seizure of Oxycodone, THC wax, shatter & over $26,000 in cash https://t.co/kx7wB1WSUk pic.twitter.com/LoFEwCceoU
Troopers said more than 11 ounces of marijuana, THC wax, shatter, edibles, drug paraphernalia, two vape pens loaded with THC oil, nearly 40 pills of oxycodone and $26,320 in cash were found in Roberts' rental car.