CONWAY, Tx (KAUZ) - More than half a million dollars worth of marijuana was seized during a traffic stop in the Texas panhandle.
Around 4:39 p.m. on Saturday, a DPS trooper stopped a vehicle on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation. During the stop, the trooper discovered multiple vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana in the rear cargo area.
The total weight of the drugs came out to 90 pounds. The price of the illegal cargo is estimated at $546,000.
Virginia Pulido-Griego, 46, and Juan Lombera-Bustamante, 35, both of Clearlake, California, were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana.
It is believed the drugs were being taken from California to Kansas.