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DPS Seize over $337,000 of Marijuana During Traffic Stop
By Karl Wehmhoener | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.