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Over 100 pounds of marijuana seized by DPS

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WESLACO, Texas – According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, over 141 pounds of marijuana was seized after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Cameron County.

Around 11:29 A.M. a DPS Trooper attempted to stop a white Chevrolet SUV traveling northbound on FM 491 for a traffic violation.

A pursuit ensued through several counties resulting in the apprehension of the driver.

The trooper discovered the bundles of marijuana in the cargo area.

Juan Jose Trevino Jr., the alleged driver and resident of Progreso, Texas, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana.

Trevino has been transported and booked into the Cameron County Jail.

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