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DPS Trooper seize 160 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

DPS troopers on Tuesday stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe on a traffic violation. About 160 pounds of marijuana was seized, and two people were arrested. (Courtesy Texas Department of Public Safety)

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized 160 pounds of marijuana and four pounds of THC wax during a traffic stop Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Donley County, according to a DPS news release.

According to the DPS release:

  • About 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, a DPS trooper stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe on a traffic violation.
  • The Tahoe was towing a U-Haul trailer, traveling east on U.S. Highway 287 near Clarendon.
  • A DPS K-9 team arrived on scene and alerted on the vehicle.
  • The trooper then discovered 13 boxes of vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana and one package of THC wax inside the trailer.
  • The driver was identified as Timothy Robinson, 32, of Bakersfield, Calif.
  • A passenger was identified as Sahenette Brooks, 40, also Bakersfield.
  • Both were arrested on charges of felony possession of marijuana, and were booked into the Donley County Jail.
  • The drugs allegedly were being transported from Bakersfield to Dallas.
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