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Yesterday at 8:47 a.m., a Trooper stopped a 2013 BMW traveling eastbound on IH-20 near FM-14 in Smith County for a traffic violation.  During the roadside interview with the driver, identified as Brandon Rohrer, 30, of Albuquerque NM, probable cause was developed and a subsequent police canine search led to the discovery of 51 pounds of suspected marijuana.

The driver and the passenger, identified as Duy Ho, 43, also of Albuquerque were arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail charged with possession of marijuana.