I-40 Pot Bust

Vega, TX - Two women are arrested for transporting drugs along Interstate 40.

DPS troopers say they pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation near Vega.

Consent to search the vehicle was given and they say 67 pounds of marijuana was hidden inside some luggage.

The drugs were worth over 20,000 dollars.

Troopers say the load originated in Los Angeles and was headed for Evansville, Indiana.