Iowa Park, Texas - A man has been placed behind bars after a traffic stop led to the discovery of over 90 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.
On Thursday around 8:30 a.m., The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Toyota traveling southbound on US 287, for a traffic violation, near Iowa Park in Wichita County.
The driver of the Toyota was identified as 30-year-old Nathan John Hendricks of Royse City, Texas.
During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana inside the trunk. Further investigation revealed over 94 pounds of marijuana valued at over $571,000.
Hendricks was placed under arrest for Possession and Delivery of Marijuana Over 50 Pounds but Less Than 2000 Pounds, and was booked into the Wichita County Jail.