The highway patrol reports about three pounds of marijuana and 15 grams of marijuana edible products were found in the trunk of a car stopped for speeding west of Macon late Friday morning.
That came one day after the patrol reported about one-half pound of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found in a car stopped for speeding Thursday afternoon west of Macon near Bevier. Both stops were on highway 36.
The driver of the car in the Thursday stop, 24-year old Dalton Coventry of Aurora, Colorado was accused of felony possession of more than 35 grams of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and exceeding the speed limit.
A passenger in the car stopped on Friday, 19-year-old Yovany Ortiz of Burlington, Iowa claimed ownership of the contraband and was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
Another passenger in the car stopped Friday, 20-year-old Justin Newman of Burlington, Iowa was accused of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and possession up to 35 grams of marijuana, both misdemeanors.
The driver of that car, 18-year-old Brendon Bernhart of Burlington, Iowa was accused of driving while suspended and exceeding the speed limit.
Bernhart and Newman both were released on summons.