A Georgia man was arrested in Phelps County after a deputy found 300 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car.
Tuesday morning, a Phelps County Sheriff's deputy pulled over Brian Ackerman, of Lake Park, GA, for a traffic violation on I-44.
After getting consent for a search, the deputy found 300 pounds of marijuana hidden in the cargo.
Ackerman was charged in Phelps County Court for first degree drug trafficking. He is being held in the Phelps County Jail on $500,000 bond.
The Rolla Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol helped with the arrest.