Massachusetts woman arrested after state police find 20 pounds of pot in car

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WATERFORD Conn. (WTNH) — A 25-year-old Massachusetts woman was arrested after Connecticut State Police say they found 20 pounds of pot in her car on Interstate 95 in Waterford.

State Police say Betsy Cardozo was driving nearly 90 miles per hour when she was pulled over. Police say there was a strong smell of marijuana coming from her car, that’s when they say they found 20 pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags. According to Police Cardozo also admitted to smoking some of the pot before she was pulled over.

pot Massachusetts woman arrested after state police find 20 pounds of pot in car

Cardozo is facing multiple charges including illegal possession and transportation. She was not able to post the $50,000 cash bond and she was held for same day arraignment at New London Superior Court.