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Marijuana fugitive from Texas captured in Oregon

Oregon police recovered an estimated $10,000 worth of marijuana after they pulled over a wanted fugitive from Texas.

They pulled the vehicle over for multiple traffic violations and subsequently found four pounds of cannabis.

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The driver, Thomas M. Garza, 48, of Talent, and passenger Anthony J. Balascio, 43, of Allen, Texas, were both arrested at the scene. Balascio was wanted on a felony warrant for unlawful possesssion and manufacture of marijuana in Texas, police said.

Garza faces charges of unlawful possession and delivery of marijuana. Both men were taken to the Lane County Jail.

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Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter is a 30 year old journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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