145 pounds of weed mugshot

$500,000 Worth of Weed Was Found in This Kansas Woman's Car

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Shawnee County authorities say officers arrested a 30-year-old woman after finding marijuana worth an estimated $500,000 in her car.

Sheriff's Sgt. Todd Stallbaumer says the woman was stopped Tuesday on Interstate 70 in Topeka. Officers found about 145 pounds of marijuana in her car. He says the marijuana was destined for the Topeka area.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Janae Williams, of Topeka was booked into the Shawnee County jail facing possible charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Williams is being held without bond in the jail.

Read More: Meth-y Situation: $140 Million Worth of Meth Uncovered After Drug Van Hits Police Cars