DPS Officer makes traffic stop on tractor-trailer and discovers nearly 1,400 pounds of marijuana worth over $750,000
Street value of drugs is over $750,000
Thursday, March 25, 2010 -
On March 23, 2010, just before 1:00 p.m., a DPS Highway Patrol Commercial Vehicle Officer stopped a commercial tractor-trailer traveling north on Interstate 17 near Anthem for a traffic violation. The officer obtained written consent to search the commercial vehicle which revealed 1,384 pounds of marijuana in the trailer. The estimated street value of the marijuana is $761,200. The driver, John B. Fanning, 46 of
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