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Fayette Co. authorities find 30 lbs of marijuana in spare tire

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A routine traffic stop resulted in one arrest and the seizure of approximately 30 pounds of marijuana in Fayette County.

A Fayette County deputy and his K9 partner stopped a pickup traveling east on I-10 for a traffic violation. During the investigation, the deputy discovered a spare tire that appeared to be filled with a dense substance. Several bundles of marijuana, weighing about 30 pounds were removed from the tire.

The driver, 27-year-old Artemio Garcia Jr. of Roma, Texas was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.

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