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An ongoing investigation has led police to find 107 pounds of cannabis at a Lower Valley business.

Washington County Sheriff’s Department recently found about 3,500 cannabis plants in a rural area. They estimate the value of the plants at about $5.25 million.

Irving police have arrested four people for having more than 1,600 pounds of marijuana. Officials value it at about $1.6 million.

Harlingen police have seized five tons of cannabis valued at about $7.5 million.

For highway patrol officers, there’s no such thing as a routine traffic stop. That adage was again proven true when a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a gas tanker to perform a routine visual inspection and discovered the tanker was carrying 3.9 tons of marijuana. It’s unclear how the