PAW PAW (WKZO) -- Van Buren County Sheriff's deputies made a drug bust Thursday afternoon on I-94 in Paw Paw.
Deputies pulled over a vehicle when the spotted a passenger not properly wearing his seatbelt. They smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and both the driver and the passenger from Detroit denied involvement in any illegal activity.
A K9 was called in and they found evidence there could be drugs in the vehicle. A search turned up marijuana and over three-thousand dollars in cash.
The money was seized under drug forfeiture laws and the driver was arrested. The passenger was released pending a further investigation.