300 pounds of marijuana found after traffic stop

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - El Paso County Sheriff's Deputies say they found about 300 pounds of marijuana inside a car and a home after a traffic stop on Tuesday.

The stop happened in the 9900 block of Socorro Rd. near the Socorro Mission for an alleged traffic violation. During the traffic investigation investigators searched the car and later a home where they say they recovered about 300 pounds of marijuana altogether.

As a result of the seizure, Danny Gonzalez, 30, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana over 50lbs under 2,000lbs and two additional traffic violations. He was booked into the El Paso County Detention Center on bonds totaling $20,100.

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