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Local News Release

December 9, 2019

DPS Traffic Stop Leads to Marijuana Seizure

AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 3,350 pounds of marijuana Thursday, December 5, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County.

At approximately 5:51 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2016 Ford U-Haul traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered multiple boxes containing marijuana in the cargo area.

DPS Special Agents and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agents arrived on scene to assist with the investigation. DEA Special Agents adopted the case.

The driver – Aneudy Gonzalez, 39, of Surfside, Florida – was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Gonzalez was transported and booked into the Randall County Jail. 

The drugs allegedly were being transported from San Jose, California to Bronx, New York.

### (DPS-Northwest Texas Region)