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DPS troopers find 70 pounds of pot on I-40

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Amarillo, TX - Nearly $40,000 worth of marijuana is picked up Thursday afternoon on Interstate 40.

At around 4:30 during a regular traffic stop between Amarillo and Bushland, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers say they found 70 pounds of pot stashed inside a van.

34 year-old Casper Amon Andrews and 38 year-old Tanisha Late Blanton were arrested and charged with second-degree felony possession of marijuana.

Troopers believe the illegal cargo was being taken from Compton to Memphis, Tennessee.