Waco: Officers find 23 pounds of pot after traffic stop; man arrested

Matthew McGowan was arrested after officers pulled a vehicle over at around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at North 29th Street and West Waco Drive. (Jail photo)
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Waco man remained in jail Friday after officers discovered 23 pounds of pot in a vehicle following a traffic stop.

Matthew McGowan, 24, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and delivery of marijuana in amount more than 5 pounds, but less than 50 pounds, according to online jail records.

Bond had not been set Friday morning.

McGowan was arrested after officers pulled a vehicle over at around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at North 29th Street and West Waco Drive.

“A search of the vehicle that was stopped resulted in the officers locating 23 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle,” Bynum said.