DPS Seize over $337,000 of Marijuana During Traffic Stop

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 09/30 2013 11:47AM

Updated 09/30 2013 06:10PM

AMARILLO - A DPS traffic stop Sunday on I-40 yielded over 75 pounds of marijuana valued at over $337,000.00.

At 4:51 p.m., a DPS trooper pulled over a 2013 Freel Motor home traveling eastbound on I-40, for a traffic violation near Amarillo in Potter County. 

During the traffic stop, the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered 64 bundles of marijuana in the roof air conditioning unit.  

Jonna S Maceda, 40, of Anaheim, California. and Linda Thi Nguyen, 32, of El Monte, California were placed under arrest for possession of marijuana, a second-degree felony, and booked into the Potter County jail. 

The drugs were allegedly being transported from Anaheim, California to Dallas.

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