Amarillo, TX (KFDA) – The Texas Department of Public Safety seized over $342,000 in marijuana Tuesday.
Tuesday night, DPS Troopers stopped a 2014 Nissan Maxima for a traffic violation on I-40 near Bushland, in Potter County.
During the traffic stop, a DPS K-9 unit was called in and alerted on the vehicle.
The DPS conducted a search of the vehicle and found several packages of marijuana weighing over 56 pounds.
The driver, identified as Andrew Byrer, 27, of Brazil, Indiana, was arrested and booked into the Potter County jail on a felony possession of marijuana charge.
The marijuana was believed to be in transit from Sacramento, Calif., to Louisiana.