Bus Passenger Busted for Pot
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A 33-year-old man was arrested at the Billings bus station after officers found 112 pounds of marijuana in his luggage.
Duy Nguyen was charged Wednesday with criminal possession with intent to distribute. He did not enter a plea in Justice Court.
Prosecutors say police responded to Jefferson Lines on Tuesday after a baggage handler noticed suspicious luggage.
Tuesday's bust was the third on a Jefferson Lines bus in a week.
A 19-year-old man was arrested in Billings on Sunday with 33 packages of marijuana in his luggage and three men were arrested on May 31 after arriving in Gillette on a Jefferson Lines bus.
Based on a tip from Montana officials, officers found 93 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $600,000.