A Jefferson County man has been arrested for allegedly possessing over 41 pounds of marijuana.

State Police arrested 37-year old Justin Rourke of Hogansburg following a traffic stop on Route 81 in Town of Pamelia.

Troopers say they discovered a gym bag in Rourke's vehicle that contained the marijuana.

Rourke is charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana.

Police say Rourke was also wanted on an active warrant out of Franklin County.

UPDATED 10/2017 10:43 a.m.- State Police now say the amount of marijuana seized was 4.1 pounds.

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