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Bakersfield man, woman arrested after allegedly attempting to transport 160 pounds of weed to Texas

Posted at 10:00 AM, Jan 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 13:00:17-05

CLARENDON, Texas (KVII) — Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized 160 pounds of marijuana and four pounds of THC wax during a traffic stop Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Donley County, according to a DPS news release.

According to the DPS release:

  • About 2:56 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, a DPS trooper stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe on a traffic violation.
  • The Tahoe was towing a U-Haul trailer, traveling east on U.S. Highway 287 near Clarendon.
  • A DPS K-9 team arrived on scene and alerted on the vehicle.
  • The trooper then discovered 13 boxes of vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana and one package of THC wax inside the trailer.
  • The driver was identified as Timothy Robinson, 32, of Bakersfield, Calif.
  • A passenger was identified as Sahenette Brooks, 40, also Bakersfield.
  • Both were arrested on charges of felony possession of marijuana, and were booked into the Donley County Jail.
  • The drugs allegedly were being transported from Bakersfield to Dallas.

Story courtesy of ABC7.