Traffic stop in southwestern Iowa turns up marijuana

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HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in the southwestern corner of Iowa have seized about 300 pounds of marijuana in a traffic stop along Interstate 29.

The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that the marijuana was found after a recreational vehicle was pulled over near Hamburg.

Deputies say a police dog indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle, leading to a search of it.

Officials say a North Carolina man and two Virginia men were arrested.