A man was arrested Tuesday afternoon during a traffic stop near St. Helena on suspicion of transporting marijuana, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Victor Ray Mikkelsen, 32, of Sunnyvale, was traveling in a SUV northbound on the Silverado Trail when a CHP officer stopped him north of State Route 128, CHP Officer Jake Ramos said.
Mikkelsen was stopped after someone called him in for reckless driving and a possible drug violation, Ramos said.
The officer found between 7 and 8 pounds of marijuana inside plastic storage containers in the silver Toyota RAV4, Ramos said.
Mikkelsen was booked into the Napa County jail on suspicion of transporting marijuana, Ramos said.