Willacy Co. Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

3 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Monday, August 14 2017 Aug 14, 2017 August 14, 2017 10:57 AM August 14, 2017 in News

RAYMONDVILLE – A 23-year-old driver from Los Fresnos is behind bars after more than 200 pounds of marijuana were discovered inside his vehicle.

A trooper pulled the man over for a traffic violation Saturday afternoon on US 77, north of Conely Road.

After further inspection, troopers found 24 bundles of marijuana inside a hidden compartment in the bed of the truck.

The drug’s street value was estimated to be more than $1 million.

The man is in custody at the Willacy County jail. 

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