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Report: Woman arrested with 52 pounds of marijuana in her car

Kanika Lemon, 42, is accused of taking 52.5 pounds of marijuana from Houston to New Orleans. (Source: JPSO via NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Kanika Lemon, 42, is accused of taking 52.5 pounds of marijuana from Houston to New Orleans. (Source: JPSO via NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A woman was arrested with 52.5 pounds of marijuana by authorities after a traffic stop in Kenner, according to a report from NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

Kanika Lemon, 42, said she was bringing the marijuana from Houston to New Orleans for $800 per trip, and this was her ninth delivery, according to the report.

She was taken into custody on eastbound I-10 on Saturday.

The report said police set up surveillance after developing information about the delivery.

A K-9 helped sniff out the drugs. Investigators discovered the marijuana in five bundles, the report said.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police made the arrest.

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