WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP/WCCO) — Police say they seized a record amount of marijuana during a traffic stop in West Fargo.

Authorities say nearly 300 pounds of marijuana was seized after officers pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 94.

Thirty-four-year-old Kimberly Norton of Askov, Minnesota was arrested.

kimberly norton Nearly 300 Lbs. Of Pot Seized At North Dakota Border

Kimberly Norton (credit: Cass County Jail)

KFGO reports officials say the marijuana has a street value of more than $1 million.

Norton is being held in the Cass County jail in Fargo.

Police said the drugs were first detected by a K-9 named Disco.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

  1. $3,000 /lb for common weeds. WOW That is almost as much as the State of Minnesota rips of medical patients for it.

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