DPS Trooper Discovers Marijuana during Traffic Stop

January 9, 2019
THC wax inside the trailer Seized 160 pounds of marijuana

AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 160 pounds of marijuana and four pounds of THC wax Tuesday, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Donley County.

At approximately 2:56 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe towing a U-Haul trailer traveling east on US-287 near Clarendon for a traffic violation. A DPS Canine 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 – Timothy Robinson – and passenger – Sahenette Brooks – were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Robinson, 32, and Brooks, 40, both of Bakersfield, California were transported and booked into the Donley County Jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Bakersfield, California to Dallas, Texas.

### (DPS-Northwest Region)