Busted for pot in Hempstead County

| 6/8/2007

A driver from Texas was busted in Arkansas on Thursday, June 7, after police found more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana in his truck.

According to The Associated Press, 35-year-old Bernardo Ruiz of Gordon, TX, was arrested during a routine inspection at the Guernsey Highway Police Station in Hempstead County.

Police, who say the truck was headed from Texas to Ohio, found several bundles of marijuana hidden among the empty racks the truck was hauling.