COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – Two non-residents remain in custody this morning, after the seizure over 300 pounds of marijuana in Cooper County yesterday.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reported the arrest of Jonathan S. Padilla, 19, of Fresno, California and Felix Lopez-Gutierrez, 34, a Mexican national, after a traffic stop for following too close on eastbound Interstate 70.

The highway patrol is asking for a first degree drug trafficking charge.