DPS seizes 417 lbs. of marijuana arrest 16 year-old minor
WESLACO, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — 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.