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TX DPS seized 33lbs of marijuana

(Source TX Dept. of Public Safety) (Source TX Dept. of Public Safety)

AMARILLO, TX (KSWO) – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 33 pounds of marijuana on August 17 following a traffic stop in Carson County. 

At 1:00 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander traveling east on IH-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. A DPS canine unit alerted and the trooper discovered several vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana inside two large suitcases.  The drugs are valued at approximately $200,000.

The driver, Richard Crawford, and passenger, Gregory Cooper, were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. The drugs allegedly were being transported from California back to Tennessee.

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