Two men are behind bars in Denton County after sheriff deputies discovered pounds of marijuana in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-35, according to the Denton County Sheriff's Department.
Sergio Mendez, 28, and Juan Colin, 28, were taken into custody Sunday. They were driving a rented 2019 Ford Explorer with Wisconsin plates when deputies pulled them over for a traffic violation, according to the sheriff's office.
A police dog was called to the scene and alerted officers to possible drugs in the car.
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Deputies found 175 pounds of marijuana.
The two men were booked into the Denton County Jail on possession of marijuana charge and each given a $50,000 bond.