Eddyville, KY. (January 19, 2022) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 1 conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on I-69 in Lyon County for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, a search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed large quantities of marijuana. Troopers seized approximately 170 pounds of marijuana bud having a value of approximately $765,000, 10 pounds of marijuana wax having a value of approximately $136,000, and 1 pound of mushrooms having a value of approximately $2,000.
The operator of the vehicle, identified as Robert Volz, 55 years old of Portland, Oregon, was arrested and charged by KSP for Trafficking in Marijuana Over 5 Pounds. He was lodged in the Crittenden County Jail.
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Lewie Dodd.
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