More than $1 million seized in traffic stop

More than $1 million seized in traffic stop

IOWA PARK, TX (KAUZ) - On Monday afternoon DPS Troopers stopped a mini-van traveling on US 287 for a traffic violation near Iowa Park. During the traffic stop a K9 unit indicated to the possibility of narcotics being on board the vehicle.

On further investigation troopers discovered several large bags of marijuana in the back seat.

The find totaled over 174 pounds with an estimated value of over $1 million.

Samuel Herschel Clauder II, 64, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested with felony Possession of marijuana.

Officials believe the narcotics were being transported to Florida.

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