LUBBOCK -- The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Saturday on US-84 yielding 53 pounds of high-grade marijuana that was valued at over $246,000.
Around 10:30 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a 1992 Chevrolet pickup traveling eastbound on US-84, for a traffic violation near Sudan in Bailey County. During the traffic stop, the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered 53 bundles of high-grade marijuana hidden between lumber in the bed of the pickup.
The driver of the vehicle, a resident of Barnsdall, OK, was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana, a second degree felony, and booked into the Bailey County jail. The drugs were allegedly being transported from Washington State to Barnsdall, OK.
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