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      DPS arrests 2 after trooper finds drugs in car

      36-year-old Marios Burgos and 48-year-old John Kaluza were arrested Wednesday after a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper found 75 pounds of marijuana inside a vehicle.

      According to DPS, a trooper stopped the vehicle Burgos and Kaluza were in on Interstate 40 near Conway in Carson county. At approximately 6:00 p.m. the trooper conducted the stop and searched the vehicle discovering three bundles of marijuana inside the trunk. DPS said the estimated value of the drugs is $34,000.

      Kaluza and Burgos were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Carson County Jail. DPS said the drugs were allegedly being taken to Youngstown, Ohio from Phoenix, Arizona.