Deputy finds drugs inside car stopped for gas

Deputy finds drugs inside car stopped for gas

POTTER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Deputies say about 10 pounds of marijuana and 50 grams of THC wax were found inside a car stopped at a gas station in Potter County Tuesday.

The Potter County Sheriff's Office says two people face drug possession charges after a deputy searched the vehicle and located the narcotics.

The deputy pulled into the Love's convenience store on Interstate 40 and parked next to the vehicle around 6 p.m. The deputy said he could smell the odor of the drugs from the vehicle and made contact with the occupants as they exited the store.

Leighton Lawson, 23, was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor possession of marijuana and felony possession of a controlled substance. Antonio Brasher, 27, was booked for felony possession of marijuana.

Deputies believe the drugs were en route to Temple, Texas from a dispensary in Colorado.

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