CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Two people are behind bars after a Department of Public Safety trooper found 90 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon.
Around 4:40 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped at 1999 Dodge Durango traveling east on I-40 in Carson County for a traffic violation.
Officials say the trooper then discovered multiple vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana in the rear cargo area.
The marijuana is estimated to be worth $546,000.
The driver, 46-year-old Virginia Pulido-Griego, and passenger, 35-year-old Juan Lonbera-Bustamante, were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana.
They were booked into the Carson County Jail.
Officials believe the drugs were being transported from California to Kansas.