DPS finds 77 pounds of marijuana after vehicle chase

    A man has been arrested in East Texas after a police chase uncovered 77 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.

    According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 47-year-old Wilbert Brown of Dallas failed to stop after a trooper attempted to pull him over on January 16 in Smith County.

    After a vehicle pursuit, DPS alleges that Brown then attempted to escape on foot before being arrested. 

    Brown was charged with evading arrest and possession of marijuana greater than 50 pounds but less than 2,000 pounds.

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