Pinehurst police conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Strickland early Saturday evening and during the stop, detected the strong odor of marijuana.

Police conducted a search of the vehicle and located several bags of a leafy green substance, which was believed to be marijuana.

The driver of the vehicle, 47 year old Mark Traylor, of Beaumont, was arrested for felony possession of marijuana. Traylor was released from jail on a $25,000 bond.