Amber Widner, 36, of Bozeman, Mont., was charged as of June 13, 2019, with controlled substance trafficking, marijuana trafficking and delivery of marijuana.
On June 12, an Illinois state trooper stopped a passenger vehicle on Interstate 74 near south Bloomington after observing a traffic violation, police said. During the traffic stop, the trooper observed indicators of possible criminal activity, and a canine alerted to the odor of illegal drugs within the vehicle, police said.
A subsequent search of the SUV resulted in the seizure of 143 pounds of cannabis, 14 pounds of mushrooms, and 9 pounds of cannabis wax, police said.
She was jailed in lieu of posting $75,035.