Colorado man caught transporting nearly 500 pounds of marijuana into Texas

Posted at 3:14 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 16:14:16-05

Texas Department of Public Transportation said a Colorado man was caught driving nearly 500 pounds of marijuana into Texas.

DPS said on Wednesday, 28-year-old Skylar Walker, of Walsenburg, Colorado, was stopped by a trooper in Oldham County for a traffic violation.

A DPS K-9 alerted troopers to possible drugs in the vehicle. Troopers then discovered 13 large bags of vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana throughout Walker’s RV.

Walker was arrested for felony possession of marijuana.

DPS said the drugs were being transported from Newark, California to Dallas.

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