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Burke traffic stop nets 3 arrests for pot in trunk

Delbert Mattox mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail. Delbert Mattox mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
James Watson mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail. James Watson mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
Jordan Williams mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail. Jordan Williams mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
BURKE, TX (KTRE) -

BURKE, Texas (KTRE) - A state trooper arrested a Houston man and two Michigan men after he said he found 20 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of the car they were traveling in.

Delbert Earl Mattox, 20, of Michigan, James Edward Watson Jr., 20, of Houston, and Jordan Williams, 19, of Michigan, are charged with possession of marijuana.

According to the report, Trooper Heath White observed the trio speeding at 8:56 p.m. on U.S. 59 in Burke. When he pulled them over, he said they appeared nervous, and he smelled marijuana. He conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and found the marijuana in the trunk.

The pot carries a street value of $20,000, according to DPS.

The three were booked into the Angelina County Jail on $5,000 bonds.

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