50 pounds of pot found in traffic stop

By Amy Cherry 3:59pm, January 31, 2013 - Updated 5:09pm, January 31, 2013
Photo Courtesy of NCCo Police
A New Castle woman is behind bars after she picked up a package full of pot from a UPS store.

The County's Drug Control Squad had been notified about the package--and pulled over Dana Bates for driving with a suspended license after she picked it up Monday.

Police say they found 50 pounds of pot packed into five tubular shaped cardboard packages.

Bates is being held on $30,000 on drug charges.

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