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Indiana State Police Seize Estimated $3.5 Million in Drugs During Traffic Stop

A traffic stop on Interstate 70 landed two Indianapolis men in jail and took an estimated $3.5 million worth of drugs off the streets, according to Indiana State Police.

Police say that at 11:33 a.m. on Wednesday morning, they stopped a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Danny Luttrell and 27-year-old Brandon Pierson for a traffic violation.

A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 250 pounds of marijuana and 50,000 vape cartridges, which were filled with THC.

The street value of the marijuana is approximately $2.5 million, and the estimated value of the vape cartridges was $1 million.

The suspects in the case were returning to Indiana from Burbank, California, according to state police. Both men were charged with Dealing Marijuana, a Level 5 felony, and both were taken to the Hendricks County Jail.

A court date has not yet been set for the two suspects.

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