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Marijuana found in abandoned truck in Ward County

(Source: Ward County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Ward County Sheriff's Office)
WARD COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

More than five hundred pounds of marijuana were found in an abandoned pickup truck in Ward County on Thursday.

Ward County sheriff's deputies spotted the pickup on the side of Highway 18 about five miles south of Monahans.

Deputies say while they were investigating the vehicle, they could smell marijuana.

When a K-9 unit was brought in, the dog discovered the drugs.

The truck was towed to the sheriff's office where deputies found several hidden compartments.

In all, 550 pounds of marijuana were found.

The truck’s owner is still unknown.

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