DPS Trooper Seizes 53 Pounds of Marijuana

DPS trooper found marijuana during a traffic stop near Sudan in Bailey County.
LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on US-84 yielding 53 pounds of high-grade marijuana that was valued at over $246,000.

At approximately 10:27 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 1992 Chevrolet pickup traveling eastbound on US-84, for a traffic violation near Sudan in Bailey County. During the traffic stop, the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered 53 bundles of high-grade marijuana hidden between lumber in the bed of the pickup.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Marissa L. Norman, 30, of Barnsdall, Okla. Norman was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana, a second degree felony, and booked into the Bailey County jail. The drugs were allegedly being transported from Washington State to Barnsdall, Okla.

(Information from Texas DPS).

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