196 lbs. Seized
It was reported that a trooper seized 196 lbs. of marijuana in Carson County, Texas while performing a routine stop. According to the report, authorities were valuing the seized cannabis at $1.2 million, and the marijuana was en-route from Tuscon, Arizona to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Felony Marijuana Possession
One arrest was made for Leonardo Bererra Lopez, from Mexico. He was arrested on charges for felony marijuana possession. According to marijuana policy reform site, NORML, possession between 50 and 2,000 pounds is punishable in Texas by a sentence of between 5 an 99 years and a maximum fine of $10,000.