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Stories Added - October 2009
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Troopers seize $1.7 million in marijuana
Houston County Courier - October 2009
On Saturday, Oct. 10, a Texas Highway Patrol trooper stopped a school bus marked to resemble a United Independent School District bus on U.S. 59 north of Laredo, which contained 5,408 pounds of marijuana with an estimated worth of more than $1.7 million.
The driver fled on foot from the scene. DPS is pursuing several leads in connection with this investigation.