Nearly 35 Pounds of Marijuana Seized During Traffic Stop

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 09/05 2013 05:45PM

Updated 09/05 2013 09:58PM

AMARILLO -- This morning at 10:35 a.m. Potter County Sheriff's Deputies working Drug Interdiction on Interstate 40 conducted a traffic stop of a motorist on I-40 at Grand street.

During the traffic stop, Deputies found 34.8 pounds of Marijuana inside the passenger compartment of the vehicle.  
The male driver, 41, and female passenger, 41, were taken into custody and booked into the Potter County Detention Center charged with Possession of Marijuana over 5lbs under 50lbs a 3rd degree felony. 

The Marijuana has an estimated street value of $174,000.00. The investigation is ongoing.   

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