Police make major pot bust at truck stop

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Images from scene where authorities made a major drug bust in Montgomery County</span></div>
October 21, 2009 6:57:46 AM PDT
Thousands of pounds of marijuana were found stuffed inside a big rig in Montgomery County, police say.[PHOTOS: See images from scene]

A drug dog sniffed out the pot at the Flying J Truck Stop along Highway 59 and Highway 242 in Patton Village late last night. Inside the semi, officers found watermelons and lemons and marijuana.

In fact, some of the pot was hidden inside cases of melons. Investigators say the truck was carrying about 3,000 pounds of marijuana in all.

The unidentified driver was arrested. He was driving from Mission, Texas.

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