DPS Seizes Marijuana During Traffic Stop in Carson County


The Texas Department of Public Safety seized 152 pounds of marijuana and 68 pounds of THC products on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

A Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a 2018 Dodge Caravan traveling east on I-40 near Conway at around 4:00 p.m. for a traffic violation in Carson County.

The trooper then discovered multiple boxes of vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana and THC products in the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was Richard Galletti, 53, of Riverside, California.

Galletti was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. He was then taken and booked into Carson County Jail.

The drugs were allegedly being transported from California to Washington D.C.

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