Traffic offense leads to $762k drug bust - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

Traffic offense leads to $762k drug bust

Source: The Potter County Sheriff's Office Source: The Potter County Sheriff's Office
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

One man has been arrested after police say they found him in possession of $762,000 worth of marijuana. 

Around 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 30, deputies from Potter County stopped a 2016 Yukon on I-40 W for a traffic offense. 

When deputies approached the vehicle, they found two subjects inside and while talking to them, they became suspicious of criminal activity.

Consent was given for a search and 127 pounds of marijuana were located concealed in duffle bags.

Michael Teng was arrested for possession of marijuana over 50 pounds, under 2000 pounds, a second degree felony.

He was booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

The other passenger was released and the case remains under investigation.

Copyright 2017 KFDA. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly