DPS seizes 417 lbs. of marijuana arrest 16 year-old minor

DPS seizes 417 lbs. of marijuana arrest 16 year-old minor
Texas Department of Public Safety
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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:10pm

The Texas Department of Public Safety has seized 417 pounds of marijuana after a high speed chase in Hidalgo County.

On Wednesday, September 3rd at around 10 pm a DPS Trooper attempted to stop a Jeep Cherokee on a traffic violation on U.S. 83.

The driver was stopped, with the assistance of other Troopers, at U.S. 83 and FM 2221 and a search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of 32 bundles of marijuana weighing 417 pounds with an estimated value of over $115,000 .

The driver, a 16 year-old from McAllen, was arrested for possession of marijuana and evading arrest.

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