DPS Trooper Seize $20,000 in Hashish

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 08/11 2014 10:14AM

Updated 08/11 2014 09:21PM

AMARILLO –- During a traffic stop Saturday on I-40, DPS seized over two pounds of hashish valued at over $20,000.

At 1:15 a.m., a DPS trooper pulled over 39-year-old Pourang Goodarzisetodeh in a 2013 Honda Accord traveling eastbound on I-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered three bundles of hash in the trunk.

Goodarzisetodeh was placed under arrest 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 Irvine, Calif. to Austin, Texas.

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