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Cops: Trucker caught with 700 lbs of weed in Hopkins County

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HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) – A Nevada man is in custody after DPS troopers discovered more than 700 lbs of marijuana in the roof of the cab in his 18-wheeler.

Troopers found the marijuana after a routine traffic stop Thursday morning near Sulphur Springs.

The driver, 47-year-old Doel Rojas of Las Vegas is charged with drug possession and is being held on $150,000 bond.

DPS officials say the trucker was en route to Chicago.

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