U-Haul, traffic violation prove a bad combo when transporting illegal weed

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According to Our Quad Cities, officers initiated a vehicle stop, but the vehicle continued on its way without slowing down. There are a number of examples in which transporting weed by U-Haul has ended with drug arrests. Our Quad Cities reports that the driver has previous eluding convictions in the county from 2020 and 2021. Per booking information posted online by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, the driver has been cited for 17 offences. The program “authorizes the manufacture and sale of products that contain both CBD and THC,” notes the state government.

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A 24-year-old man faces marijuana and weapons charges after his bid to evade Iowa police fell short and officers found cannabis, methamphetamine and a gun in the U-Haul van he was driving.

The van with Arizona plates initially attracted the attention of Davenport Police Department officers at 12:03 a.m. on Apr. 21, just minutes following 4/20, because it had no tail lights.

According to Our Quad Cities, officers initiated a vehicle stop, but the vehicle continued on its way without slowing down.

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