Deputies find 600 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop
Montgomery County deputies have arrested a Houston man after discovering 600 pounds of marijuana in a pickup truck he was driving, officials said.
Around 4 p.m. Tuesday a Montgomery County deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 45 near Lake Woodlands Drive.
A K-9 was deployed on the pickup truck, which resulted in a positive alert.
The street value of the marijuana found was estimated at $360,000.
Joel Blanco, 28, was charged with possession of marijuana.