James O Litolff, 62, of Edgewood, New Mexico, was arrested around 3 pm yesterday afternoon by members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit. Litolff was traveling westbound on I-10 and was pulled over for a traffic violation at the 81 mile marker. After making contact with Litolff, K9 “Ella” alerted on the vehicle. After conducting a search, Litolff was found to have in possession 6 marijuana cigarettes in his luggage, an air tank with a false top that contained 2 ounces of marijuana and $9,000.00 cash vacuum sealed. In addition, $1,835.00 was also seized off his person.
Litolff was heading back to New Mexico but is now booked in the Walton County Jail. The 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Litolff was driving, marijuana and money has all been seized by the Sheriff’s Office.