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DPS seizes 115 pounds of marijuana in Howard Co.

Photo of the seized drugs. (Source: Texas DPS) Photo of the seized drugs. (Source: Texas DPS)
HOWARD COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

Two people are behind bars after authorities seized over 100 pounds of marijuana in Howard County.

DPS Troopers said that approximately 9:40 a.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a vehicle, which was traveling east on Interstate 20, near mile marker 193 for a traffic violation.

According to the report, that's when the trooper found 104 bundles of marijuana, totaling 115 pounds concealed in the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, Sadid Muhammad, 35, and the passenger, Michelle Prince, 34, were arrested and taken to the Howard County Jail.

Both were charged with possession of marijuana greater than 50 pounds less than 2000 pounds, which is second-degree felony.

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