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DPS: 1M pounds worth of marijuana confiscated in two days

Marijuana confiscated in RGV
Posted at 10:02 PM, Sep 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-14 23:02:27-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — DPS Troopers day they confiscated one million pounds worth of marijuana in two days.

Troopers say on Sunday, they seized approximately 683 lbs of marijuana in a collaborative effort with U.S.Border Patrol agents.

On Monday, they seized approx 15 lbs of heroin in Starr County after a trooper attempted to stop a maroon Hyundai where the driver refused to stop. A short pursuit began and the driver came to a stop and fled into a wooded area.

Troopers said they were able to collaborate with other agencies in connection to an operation called "Operation Lone Star."