DPS seize 565 lbs of marijuana during traffic stop

Posted at 6:39 PM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 19:41:25-04

EL PASO, TX — The Texas Department of Public Safety says they seized 565 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in El Paso.

A DPS trooper made a traffic stop on a pickup truck for a traffic violation.

The driver showed several signs of nervousness, according to DPS.

After searching the vehicle, over 565 pounds of marijuana was found in the covered bed.

The driver was charged with possession of marijuana >50lbs <=2000lbs, a 2nd degree felony