More than $3.4M worth of marijuana seized during traffic stop

More than $3.4M worth of marijuana seized during traffic stop

Credit: Texas Department of Public Safety

More than $3.4M worth of marijuana seized during traffic stop

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on April 5, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 5 at 5:02 PM

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than 7,800 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in San Patricio County.

On Tuesday, a trooper pulled over a 1999 truck tractor, which was towing a tanker, for a commercial vehicle inspection.

During the inspection, the trooper discovered approximately 7,816 pounds of marijuana concealed within the tanker, with an estimated value of more than $3.4 million.

The driver was arrested for possession of marijuana, and DPS Criminal Investigation agents are continuing to investigate this incident.
 

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