Texas trooper seizes more than $571,000 in marijuana

Texas trooper seizes more than $571,000 in marijuana
Nathan John Hendricks
Nathan John Hendricks

Wichita, TX - A traffic stop in Wichita Falls led to the discovery of a hefty amount of marijuana.

Nathan John Hendricks, 30, was pulled over by a DPS trooper for a traffic violation around 8:35 a.m. Thursday.

During the stop, the trooper found vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana in the trunk. The marijuana in the trunk weighed more than 94 pounds and is valued at more than $571,000.

Hendricks was arrested for possession and delivery of marijuana and booked into the Wichita County Jail.

The marijuana was reportedly being transported from San Francisco to Royce City, Texas.