2 arrested with 10 pounds of marijuana in Howe

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HOWE, TX -- Ten pounds of marijuana were found during a traffic stop on Hwy 75 in Howe Monday afternoon.

Around 4 p.m., Howe Police responded to a call of a possible drunk driver on Highway 75.

Officers say that once the SUV was pulled over they detected a strong odor of marijuana.

The officers searched the truck and found a duffle bag with two large bags of marijuana.

Police arrested Jeffery Banks and Brandon Bowen for possession of marijuana greater than five pounds.