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El Paso County Sheriff seizes 300 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

July 1, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
El Paso County Sheriff seizes 300 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop Danny Gonzalez

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A man was taken into custody after deputies with the El Paso County sheriff’s office revealed that they discovered 300 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop.

Sheriff’s officials said that 30-year-old Danny Gonzalez was arrested on Tuesday after officers found the marijuana during a subsequent search of a car and Gonzalez’s residence in Socorro on Tuesday.

According to the El Paso Times, Gonzalez, who was pulled over for a traffic violation, was arrested on charges of possession of over 50 pounds of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.

He was booked into the El Paso County Jail and held on a $20,000 bond.

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