Apr 5, 2013 4:22 AM by Lacey Steele

Four tons of marijuana found in Texas big rig

Imagine finding nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana.

A truck driver in Texas is being held on a $1 million bond after the Department of Public Safety says they found that much marijuana in the tanker he was hauling.

Paul Anthony Simmons, 45, was pulled over Tuesday.

A trooper found the load that weighed nearly four tons.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $3.4 million.


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