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Texas DPS seize $572K in cannabis and hash

Texas State Troopers seized more than $572,000 in hashish and marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Conway in Carson County.

On Tuesday afternoon, a DPS trooper stopped a Ford Fusion traveling eastbound for alleged traffic violations. Upon searching the vehicle the trooper found 125 pounds of marijuana valued at $532,000 and 5 pounds of hash valued at $40,000 in vacuum-sealed bags in the trunk.

Michael Lee Waters, 61, of Jacksonville, Fla., was booked into the Carson County Jail on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony.

Troopers suspect the cannabis was being transported from Georgia to California.

By: Stephen Carter
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Stephen Carter is a 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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