The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized over 50 pounds of marijuana Tuesday after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Donley County.
At approximately 2:37 p.m., a DPS trooper stopped a 2016 Buick Enclave traveling east on US-287 near Clarendon, for a traffic violation.
A DPS canine unit was called and alerted on the vehicle. The trooper then discovered several plastic-wrapped packages of marijuana inside large duffle bags in the vehicle. The marijuana is worth approximately $303,000.
The driver, Reuben Ramdeo, 39, of Houston and passenger, Miguel Vasquez, of San Angelo, Texas, were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana.
Ramdeo and Vasquez were transported and booked into the Donley County jail.
The drugs allegedly were being transported from Santa Anna, Calif., to Houston.
Information provided DPS.