Troopers seize over 100 pounds of marijuana on US 287

Troopers seize over 100 pounds of marijuana on US 287

AMARILLO, TX - A Houston man is behind bars after troopers report finding more than 100 pounds of illegal drugs in his car.

The driver was pulled over during a traffic stop on US 287. Troopers say they found 80 pounds of marijuana and 36 pounds of hash that adds up to $704,000 worth of illegal drugs.

The driver is in the Wichita County jail and faces felony charges for possession.

The drugs were allegedly being taken from California to Houston.