TxDPS seized over 70 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Dallam County.

A DPS trooper stopped a truck traveling southeast on US 87 near Dalhart, for a traffic violation. During the stop, the officer found vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana inside tool boxes in the bed of the truck.

The driver, 50-year-old James Montgomery, of Houston, was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana, then booked into the Dallam County jail.

The marijuana was allegedly being transported from Colorado to Houston.