DPS Trooper Seizes over 50 Pounds of Marijuana

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 02/20 2014 05:53PM

Updated 02/20 2014 05:54PM

AMARILLO -- DPS pulled over Robert Lawrence Brenner Wednesday on I-40 and seized over 50 pounds of marijuana valued at over $226,000.

At 9:19 a.m., a DPS trooper pulled over a 2013 Volkswagen Passat traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered 51 bundles of marijuana in the trunk.

Brenner was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. 

The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from San Francisco to Southern Shores, N.C.

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