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DPS traffic stop leads to 140 lb. marijuana seizure

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CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

The Texas Department of Public Safety seized 140 pounds of marijuana after a Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County. 

Thursday, Nov. 2, around 2:35 p.m., the Trooper stopped a 2017 Ford Expedition traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation.

The Trooper discovered multiple plastic-wrapped packages of marijuana in the rear cargo area, worth approximately $849,000.

Koua Lee, 36, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana. Lee was transported and booked into the Carson County jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from California to Oklahoma.

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