Authorities seize 40 pounds of pot

An Interstate 10 traffic stop Monday resulted in seizure of 40 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of a Baton Rouge, La., man, according to Curtis Spiers, commander of the Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County.

Maxwell Grigsby, 36, was taken into custody on a charge of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Thursday's print edition.