A grow light shines through the leaves of a cannabis plant. (Seth McConnell, Denver Post file)

California man has 5 pounds of pot on Denver-bound bus, sheriff says

Authorities in western Colorado say they arrested a California man traveling on a Greyhound bus to Denver on Tuesday after finding five pounds of marijuana in his suitcase.

Kamau Frazier, 38, is suspected of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says.

“Frazier admitted to investigators he was transporting the marijuana to a dispensary in Denver,” according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Jesse Paul: 303-954-1733, jpaul@denverpost.com or @JesseAPaul

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