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State Highway Patrol makes drug-related arrest on I-70 in Callaway County

A man could face drug charges after the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested him Friday morning in Callaway County.

Robbie A. Roberts, 33, of Hope Mills, North Carolina, was arrested on Interstate 70 around 12:11 a.m.

According to MSHP, Roberts was stopped on the interstate for following another vehicle too closely.

On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose (prescription & illicit)

Last night, a traffic stop for following too close on I-70 in Callaway Co. resulted in seizure of Oxycodone, THC wax, shatter & over $26,000 in cash

— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) February 15, 2019

Troopers said more than 11 ounces of marijuana, THC wax, THC shatter, nearly 40 pills of Oxycodone and around $26,000 in cash was found.

Roberts was arrested on possible charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

At last check, prosecutors haven’t filed formal charges against Roberts.

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