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Iowa duo facing drug charges in Cheyenne County

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An Iowa coupled caught speeding on Interstate 80 are facing a lot more than a speeding ticket.

State Trooper Ron Kissler pulled over 20-year old Benjamin Schneider and 30-year old Jessica Carroll for speeding. The trooper immediately detected a strong odor of marijuana.

Further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of three-point-four pounds of marijuana, and one ounce of hashish.

Both were arrested and face four felony charges:

Charge 1: Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute

Charge 2: Possession of Hashish with intent to distribute

Charge 3: Possession of Marijuana, over one pound.

Charge 4: No drug tax stamps

Cheyenne County Paul Schaub expects the duo to make their first court appearance sometime this week.

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