More than two tons of marijuana seized near Laredo

Webb County Sheriff's Office Photo

More than two tons of marijuana are off the streets following a traffic stop just outside Laredo.

Webb County Sheriff's Office deputies reported it all happened off U.S. Highway 83 and Prada Machin Road around 6:20 a.m. Wednesday.

A deputy pulled over a gravel trailer for an allegedl traffic violation.

Investigators said a search of the vehicle revealed 196 bundles with 4,448 pound of marijuana worth $2,250,688 dollars inside the trailer.

Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said an investigation into the case continues.