Deputies Seize More Than 280 Pounds of Pot During Traffic Stop


Deputies with the Presidio County Sheriff’s Office made a large drug bust on Thursday. 

Officials say around midnight, a traffic stop was conducted about 11 miles south of Marfa on Highway 67. 

While Sheriff Danny Dominguez was heading to speak with the driver of the vehicle, five minors reportedly ran from the vehicle. 

One was captured and turned over to the Juvenile Probation Department. 

However, officials say the other four minors remain at-large. 

Inside of the vehicle, deputies say about 282.2 pounds of marijuana were found inside. 

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March 18 2021 03:00 pm