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DPS Troopers Find 7,800 Pounds of Marijuana in Tanker Truck

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SAN PATRICIO COUNTY (Kiii News) -

Department of Public Safety troopers seized more than 7,800 pounds of marijuana in San Patricio County Tuesday.

A trooper pulled over a tanker truck to inspect it, and found the drugs hidden inside. DPS officials said the marijuana has a street value of $3.5 million.

The driver was arrested for possession of marijuana.