Nevada County couple arrested in Flagstaff after pot bust |

Nevada County couple arrested in Flagstaff after pot bust

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Authorities say a husband and wife from Nevada County have been arrested in Flagstaff after 110 pounds of high-grade marijuana was found in their recreational vehicle.

An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer stopped the RV’s driver late Wednesday night for making an improper lane change on Interstate 40. A search of the vehicle turned up hydroponically-grown marijuana in the cargo panels that had an estimated street value of more than $800,000.

DPS investigators believe the marijuana originated from the Grass Valley area of Northern California and was headed to Dallas.

They say 54-year-old Scott R. Fairclough and 59-year-old Diana L. Fairclough-Smith have been booked into the Coconino County Jail on charges of possession and transportation of marijuana for sale. Both were booked on $30,000 bail. Faiclough-Smith was released, while Fairclough remained in custody as of Friday.

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