DPS Trooper Seize $15,000 in Hashish

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 08/11 2014 10:05AM

Updated 08/11 2014 09:20PM

AMARILLO –- DPS seized over one pound of hashish valued at over $15,000 during a recent traffic stop Thursday on US 287.

At 12:20 p.m., a DPS trooper pulled over a 2007 BMW Fusion traveling eastbound on US 287, for a traffic violation, near Claude in Armstrong County.

During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered the hashish in the vehicle.

26-year-old Robert Naim Girgis was arrested for possession of a controlled substance over 400 grams, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. 

The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Denver to Irving, Texas.

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