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DPS Troopers Seize 377 Pounds of Marijuana, Suspect on the Run

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ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

DPS Troopers made a huge drug bust on Friday.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, a Texas DPS Trooper patrolling Interstate 20 tried to make a traffic stop in Ector County on a blue Dodge dually out of Presidio.

According to the report, the DPS Trooper noticed an unsecured load in the bed of the pickup and attempted to stop the vehicle for driving on the shoulder.

We're told the driver fled from troopers in the vehicle throughout West Odessa resulting in the Dodge dually getting stuck in the mud and the driver fled the scene near FM 1936 and 3rd Street.

Troopers recovered 377 pounds of marijuana from the vehicle worth more than $2.2 million.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the driver, contact DPS Odessa Highway Patrol.

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