Police: Grandfather busted with $24K worth of marijuana

Police: Grandfather busted with $24K worth of marijuana

January 18th, 2013 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

MURFREESBORO - Eight pounds of marijuana valued at $24,000 were confiscated from a grandfather's vehicle while he traveled with his wife and 3-year-old grandchild Saturday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff's Office supervisor said.

Dyne Stinson, 52, of Riverdale, Ga., was charged with felony possession of marijuana, said Lt. Chris Haynes of the Interstate Crime Enforcement division. The marijuana was considered to be high quality.

ICE Deputy Travis Perusse stopped the Stinsons who were accompanied by their 3-year-old grandchild. ICE deputies were given permission to search the vehicle.

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