73 Year Old Arrested in Bureau County For Cannabis Trafficking

A 73 year old New York City man was arrested Monday on drug charges near Princeton.  State Police say they stopped a 2016 Infinity SUV on I-80 around 2:15 yesterday afternoon for a traffic violation.  State Police say a search of the vehicle turned up 16,000 individual cartridges of cannabis oil, weighing over 500 pounds, and with an estimated value of over $200,000.  The driver of the car, identified as Robert Pederson, of New York, was taken to the Bureau County Jail and charged with cannabis trafficking.