AMARILLO, TX (KAUZ) - The Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than 275 pounds of marijuana in Oldham County.
Tuesday, troopers stopped a vehicle at 10:40 p.m. on eastbound I-40 near Vega for a traffic violation.
A DPS canine unit was called to the scene and it alerted on the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle revealed multiple large vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana inside luggage in the rear cargo area.
According to a release from DPS, the drugs are worth $1.67 million.
The driver, Adan Ontiveros, 39, of Tuscon, Arizona, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana.