SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — Fromal drug charges have been filed against a Utah man arrested with drugs in Saline County on Wednesday.

Mason Kanane (SCSO)

Court records filed Wednesday indicate that Mason L. Konane, 33, of Moab, Utah was pulled over for alleged speeding at mile marker 82.4 on Interstate 70 eastbound in Saline County around 10:31 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30.

During a probable cause search of the vehicle, a canine unit alerted state troopers to contraband in the vehicle. Officers reportedly recovered approximately 20 lbs. of raw marijuana inside individual vacuum-sealed packages, to which Konane allegedly admitted possessing.

Konane also told investigators he was transporting the marijuana to Vermont, where he planned to sell the contraband.

Konane is formally charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance, except 35 grams or less of marijuana. He remains behind bars at the Saline County Jail, held on $25,o00 bond, cash or surety allowed.

Future court dates are currently pending.