Another large US 287 marijuana bust

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Another 287 drug arrest for DPS officials, this one involved more than 500 lbs of marijuana.

It happened on Saturday near Childress.

That’s where a DPS trooper says he inspected a truck tractor hauling a Great Dane Trailer.

The trooper said during the search, he found several large trash bags with packages of marijuana inside.

The driver, 42 year old Alfred Qosaj, was taken into custody.

It’s alleged he was trying to transport drugs from California to Tampa, Florida. 

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