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.