Search Continues For Driver After Officials Find 500 Pounds of Marijuana in a Vehicle

Search Continues For Driver After Officials Find 500 Pounds of Marijuana in a Vehicle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - After making a huge drug bust over the weekend, the Pecos County Sheriff's Office continues to look for the suspect.

When deputies tried to pull over a pickup truck Saturday night on Interstate 10, the driver swerved onto the shoulder and ended up on the service road.

Deputies say the driver then ran off.

When searching the truck, they found several large duffel bags containing marijuana.

We're told the marijuana weighed in at 500 pounds.