AMARILLO – Over 40 pounds of THC wax and a large amount of cash was seized in Amarillo by the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday afternoon, according to DPS.
It was reported by DPS that a trooper performed a traffic stop on a 2018 Ford F-250 traveling east on I-40 near Conway at approximately 3:08 p.m. on May 7, 2019.
After a Gray County Sheriff’s Office K-9 deputy scanned the vehicle, 44 pounds of THC wax and marijuana was found in duffel bags in the truck bed, along with over $4,000 which was discovered inside an ice chest on the front seat, stated DPS.
DPS explained that the driver of the pickup truck, identified as Paul Hernandez, 48, of Milford, Pennsylvania, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana as well as felony possession of a controlled substance and money laundering. Hernandez was booked into the Carson County Jail.
DPS believes that the THC and marijuana were being transported from Sacramento, California to Milford, Pennsylvania.