Atlanta police notified state police who made a traffic stop. Atlanta police officers then arrived and took the driver and truck into custody.
"We opened the back of the truck up, inside we located 5,800 pounds of marijuana, 208 bales," said police Chief Darryl Tollison. "Street value, we think it's approximately $9 million. We think it's one of the biggest, if not the biggest we have ever had in the city."