$6.11 million worth of marijuana seized in Wilbarger Co.

$6.11 million worth of marijuana seized in Wilbarger Co.

WILBARGER COUNTY(RNN Texoma) - More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana was seized during a traffic stop in Wilbarger County.

On January 17, a DPS trooper stopped to assist a motorist on FM 925 just west of U.S. 287.

After visiting with the driver, the trooper believed the driver was involved in criminal activity and called for a Wichita County Sheriff's Office canine to assist.

The canine alerted on the pickup and trailer. Numerous vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana were found inside the trailer.

DPS officials said the drugs are worth $6.11 million. They were allegedly being taken from Fresno, California to Arlington, Texas.

The driver, Jack Solomon Lee, 33, of Saint Paul, Minnesota was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana.

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