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Police: 72 pounds of marijuana found in man's car on I-5

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A New York man has been booked into a Portland-area jail after state police said they found 72 pounds of marijuana in his car.

State troopers saw Carl Johnson, of Syracuse, NY, break several traffic laws around 3 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Once police pulled over Johnson, they said they found 72 pounds of pot in the trunk of Johnson's 2012 Mitsubishi.

The approximate value of the marijuana is $145,000.

Johnson now faces charges of unlawful delivery and possession of marijuana.

State police said they were assisted at the scene by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

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