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Troopers seize 36 pounds of marijuana from speeding BMW

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Thirty-six pounds of marijuana was seized by the Massachusetts State Police during traffic stop Wednesday evening in Sturbridge.

A trooper was on patrol on Interstate 84 when he stopped a BMW SUV for motor vehicle violations, according to a Massachusetts State Police official.

During the course of the stop, the trooper requested the assistance from a state police K-9 for "suspected narcotic activity."

As a result of the investigation and search of the car, more than a dozen bags containing nearly 36 pounds of marijuana were located.

Police charged Shui Tim Louie, 38, from ElmHurst, NY with possession with intent to distribute a Class D substance. He was issued a $5,000 bond.

Louie was also issued a citation for speeding and a marked lane violation.

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