Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crime Enforcement Unit found $250,000 worth of marijuana in a secret compartment of a truck during a traffic stop in Franklin County Monday afternoon.

At around 4:30 Monday afternoon, Task Force Detectives stopped a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on Interstate 44 near Sullivan. During the stop, detectives discovered 250 pounds of marijuana in a secret compartment in the tool box of the truck, a release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said

An undocumented, 21-year-old man from Mexico and a 42-year-old woman from Moscow Mills, Missouri, were taken into custody. They have not been formally charged, so their names were withheld.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.