Two Jamaican nationals have been booked into the Jeff Davis Parish Jail for smuggling more than eight pounds of marijuana through the Interstate 10 corridor.

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Deputies stopped a black BMW traveling on I-10 eastbound Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. Deputies found more than eight pounds of marijuana wrapped in large bundles inside the car.

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The driver was identified as 30-year-old Michael A. Griffiths, of Miami, His passenger refused to identify himself. Both suspects were booked into the Jeff Davis Parish Jail on charges of possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. No bond was set for either suspect.