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One arrested after Fannin County Deputies seize 132lbs of marijuana during traffic stop

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A 52-year-old Oregon man was arrested in Fannin County Monday night after he was allegedly caught trafficking more than 132 pounds of marijuana.

According to the Fannin County Sheriff Office, a Deputy stopped a white SUV traveling westbound on Hwy. 82 in Ector for speeding.

A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 132 pounds of marijuana after police say the suspect couldn’t produce proof of insurance and was acting suspiciously.

FCSO K9 unit was called to the scene and gave a positive alert to the presence of an illegal substance.

The search revealed six large duffle bags containing 132lbs of marijuana.

The man was charged possession of marijuana >50<=2000lbs and possession CS PG2>=4g<400g.

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Bob May 18, 2019 - 11:22 am

Meanwhile every state that boarders Texas has legalized Marijuana. 70% of Texans support legislation. Yet 2 weeks ago Lt. Gov Dan Patrick was gloating that a marijuana legalization bill was effectively dead in the senate.

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