More than $300,000 worth of drugs off the streets

Carson County, TX - A trooper recently found more than 50 pounds of marijuana hidden inside luggage during a traffic stop, according to the Department of Public Safety.

It happened on I-40 near Conway in Carson County on Friday.

The marijuana was valued at more than $300,000.

The trooper also reported finding a loaded handgun inside a duffel bag.

The driver and passenger of the car were booked into the Carson County Jail on charges of possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of weapons.

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