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Local News Release

October 5, 2018

DPS Traffic Stop Leads to Marijuana Seizure in Carson County

AMARILLO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 110 pounds of marijuana Thursday, September 4, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County.

At approximately 4:34 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu traveling east on I-40 near Groom for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered multiple vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana in the trunk and back seat area.

The driver, Can Ly, 43, of Elk Grove, California was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Ly was transported and booked into the Carson County Jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Sacramento, California to Mobile, Alabama.

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