Ohio man arrested in LaSalle after officers allegedly locate 100 pounds of cannabis

The man faces 30-years behind bars. (Photo courtesy: Flickr/File)


LASALLE COUNTY – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Ohio man after allegedly finding 100lbs of purported cannabis in his vehicle.

According to the sheriff’s office, officers located the cannabis after conducting a traffic stop Eastbound on Interstate 80 near mile marker 92 at 12:15 a.m. on Sunday.

Deputies arrested James B. Redmond of Rocky River, Ohio, for trafficking more than 5,000 grams of cannabis and possession of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis.

Redmond was transported to the LaSalle County Jail. He appeared in court on Monday and was given pretrial release. Redmond, according to LaSalle County court records, will next appear in court on April 18.

If convicted, he faces at up 30 years in prison.

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