THP makes drug bust in Henderson County

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities made a drug bust in Henderson County around 10:45 a.m. on Thursday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirms their Interdiction Team out of Nashville responded to the scene near Exit 101 on Interstate 40.

Our crews arrived around noon on Thursday and observed multiple law enforcement vehicles in the area.

A photo received from a viewer shows what appears to be a large amount of marijuana collected on a Tennessee Highway Patrol vehicle.

The THP confirmed Thursday afternoon that 36 pounds of “a green leafy substance” believed to be marijuana was found.

They say the two occupants of the vehicle were arrested, but their names have not been released.

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