California man charged after LSD, marijuana, nearly $15K found in car on I-80

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Ryan Watson, 21.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An Illinois State Police trooper discovered marijuana, LSD and thousands of dollars in cash inside 21-year-old Ryan Watson's vehicle during a traffic stop on I-80.

The trooper pulled over a 2008 Chevrolet HHR for speeding on I-80 near Seneca Road in Morris, Ill. around 3:30 p.m. Friday. The officer smelled cannabis inside the car upon speaking with the driver.

The trooper searched the vehicle and found 12 grams of marijuana, 25 hits of LSD and $14,950 in cash.

Watson, of Summerland, California, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of cannabis.

He was taken to Grundy County Jail where he waits for a bond hearing.