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DPS Trooper Seizes 123 Pounds of Marijuana


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FOR THE TEXAN

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Sunday on IH-40, yielding 123 pounds of marijuana valued at over $540,000.

At approximately 10:45 a.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Ford Fusion traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Bushland in Potter County.

The occupants of the Fusion were identified as Liech Tieu Phan, 33, of El Monte, Calif., and Diana Thi Kiem, 23, of Rosemead, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered 71 bundles of marijuana in the trunk.

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