NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A state trooper arrested a Mississippi man Tuesday morning after he reported finding 16 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Nacogdoches County.
According to the report, the trooper pulled over a speeding 2013 Dodge Charger, driven by Willie Estes Wright, 34, of Jackson, Miss. at 10:47 a.m. on US 59 North near Appleby.
The trooper reported smelling an odor of marijuana and used that as probable cause to search the vehicle. He found 16 pounds of marijuana in a duffle bag in the trunk, according to the report.
Wright is charged with third-degree possession of marijuana.