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Oct 11, 2013 5:55 PM

$900,000 Worth of Pot Seized in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE - Members of the Kingsville Special Crimes and Narcotics Task Force seized 1,485 pounds of marijuana from a tractor trailer stopped on Highway 77 today.

The truck was pulled over for a routine traffic violation at the Luv's truck stop.

Agents took a closer look inside the trailer and found wooden boxes containing the pot worth $900,000.

The 39-year-old driver, a resident of California, is now in the Kleberg County Jail.

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