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Local News Release

November 22, 2018

DPS Trooper Discovers Marijuana During Traffic Stop

AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized over 3,400 pounds of marijuana and over 2,400 pounds of THC products Tuesday, November 20, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Donley County.

At approximately 6:47 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2014 Volvo RV traveling east on US-287 near Clarendon for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered multiple boxes containing vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana and THC products inside the rear cargo area of the RV.

The driver – William Davis, 52, of Sacramento, California – was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Davis was transported and booked into the Donley County Jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Redding, California to Houston, Texas.

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