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Marijuana seized on I-40, hidden inside Christmas gifts

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Amarillo, Texas - Nearly half a million dollars worth of Marijuana is seized in Potter County hidden inside some Christmas presents.

DPS troopers say they pulled the vehicle over Monday afternoon at 3:00 near the Amarillo city limits on I-40 in Potter county. They say they received consent to search the vehicle and report finding 83 pounds of Marijuana hidden inside the wrapped Christmas gifts.

The driver, 67 year old Larry J. Ruple, was booked into the Potter County Jail on drug charges.