1 teen taken into custody following traffic stop in Presidio County

(Presidio County Sheriff's Office)

PRESIDIO COUNTY -- One teen was taken into custody and four others are at large following a traffic stop in Presidio County.

According to the Presidio County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Danny Dominguez performed a traffic stop on Highway 67 11 miles south of Marfa shortly after midnight.

Sheriff Dominguez then found five juveniles in a van loaded with 282.8 pounds of marijuana.

One of the juveniles was taken into custody while the other four were able to flee the scene on foot.

That juvenile was then turned over to the Juvenile Probations Department.


(Presidio County Sheriff's Office)