The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Sunday on US-287, yielding over 112 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $682,000.
Around 5:35 p.m., a DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2013 Hyundai passenger car, traveling southbound on US-287, for a traffic violation, near Iowa Park in Wichita County.
The driver of the Hyundai was identified as 55-year-old Douglas Dean Carlson of Watsonville, California. During the traffic stop, signs of criminal activity were observed. During a search of the vehicle, the trooper discovered seven duffle type bags containing over 112 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of the vehicle.