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Chicago man arrested for driving $5,500 of marijuana to Milwaukee

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- On Tuesday, January 23 around 8:24 p.m. a Racine County K9 unit pulled over a car on I-94 north near State Highway 20 for following too closely and swerving.

When the Deputy made contact with the car they could smell marijuana and the K9 discovered two large bags of marijuana wrapped up in a bed quilt.

The combined marijuana weighed two and a quarter pounds and the driver said they paid $5,500 for it.

The 25-year-old driver from Chicago told authorities he was taking the marijuana to Milwaukee. 

Christian Olvera is charged with a felony charge of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver.

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