A Louisiana truck driver was arrested in Texas Tuesday, April 16, after police found 86 pounds of marijuana in his truck.
Carthage (Texas) Police Michael Darnell Tillman, 40, of Monroe, Louisiana, was arrested on a charge of possessing between 50 pounds and 2,000 pounds of marijuana and was being held on a $20,000 bond.
The Longview News-Journal reports an officer saw a tractor-trailer on Sabine Street, off the designated truck route.
The officer detected the smell of marijuana coming from the cab and then got a signed consent to search the vehicle. Police said the officer found 86 pounds of what is believed to be marijuana wrapped in bundles inside two trash bags.