COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – A counsel status hearing was scheduled Tuesday, after an initial arraignment on a drug trafficking case in Cooper County.

At the arraignment Tuesday morning,  Zechariah Heryford, 37, of Galt, California, entered a not guilty plea to trafficking drugs in the second degree. A trooper stopped Heryford for a traffic violation Saturday and a K-9 led them to nearly 115 pound of packaged marijuana.

The counsel status hearing is set for 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17th.