Man Traveling Through Gibson County Arrested With 19 Lbs of Marijuana

Gibson County Sheriff's Office

A Monday afternoon traffic stop in Gibson County led to the arrest of a Louisville man after the sheriff's office says he admitted his plans to sell the 19-plus pounds of marijuana that was found inside his vehicle.

Posted: Mar 8, 2021 4:24 PM
Updated: Mar 8, 2021 4:44 PM

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office says a Monday afternoon traffic stop on I-64 netted over 19 pounds of marijuana.

According to GCSO, one of its deputies stopped a vehicle for following too close on Monday around 1:00 p.m.

When approaching the vehicle, the deputy says he could smell the odor of marijuana.

Upon further investigation, GCSO says over 19 pounds of marijuana was found inside of the vehicle.

The passenger of the vehicle, who was identified as 22-year-old Christopher Campos of Louisville, Kentucky, admitted that the marijuana was his and that he planned on selling it, according to GCSO.

Campos was charged with a level 5 felony for dealing over 10 pounds. He's currently in jail with a $2500 bond.

GCSO says there were also two children in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop, one of who was not wearing a seatbelt. Child Protective Services was notified to investigate the issue further.

Multiple officers from the Gibson County Sheriff's Office and Oakland City PD assisted.

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