The Mooresville Police Department seized 24 pounds of marijuana after a stop for a traffic violation Thursday.
Cory Ellis Dressler, 30, was charged with two counts of trafficking marijuana and one count each of possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for sale of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A magistrate set bond at $300,000.
In a news release, the police department reported stopping a 2008 Ford SUV, and after a positive alert from an MPD K-9 Kato, a search was conducted. The release indicated 24 pounds of marijuana were found inside the vehicle.