SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A driver was arrested after 16 pounds of weed and THC was found during a traffic stop in Sweetwater.
Barreto Humberto, 40, of Big Spring has been charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Prohibited Substance in a Correction Facility.
Police say Humberto was pulled over for committing a minor traffic violation while driving down I-20 near mile marker 243 Thursday around 1:00 a.m.
After finding probable cause, officers searched Humberto’s vehicle and found a suitcase containing just over 14 pounds of marijuana and just over two pounds of THC.
Humberto was booked into the Nolan Jail. It’s unknown if he has posted bond.
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