CHARLOTTE MEN CAUGHT WITH $200,000 IN MARIJUANA ON GEORGIA HIGHWAY
Three Charlotte men were arrested in Georgia and charged with trafficking marijuana on June 11, 2019.
Phetprasong Souriyo, 34, Brandy Souriyo, 28, and Somphone Thongkhamdy, 30, were arrested after a traffic stop by Georgia State Patrol and agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Authorities said they seized about 70 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $200,000.
This arrest is part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of marijuana along Interstate 85 from metro Atlanta north to neighboring states.