Refrigerator On Southbound I-45 Linked To Capital Murder
FERRIS – The refrigerator/freezer found last Wednesday, December 2 in the middle lane of I-45 heading southbound at around 9 p.m. full of marijuana was linked Monday night to a homicide in the City of Dallas.
Ferris police were the first on the scene when the department received reports a lone freezer had been lost from a vehicle.
According to Ferris City Manager Brooks Williams, the refrigerator had about 15 pounds of marijuana inside when it was found on the highway in Ferris.
“People heard the City of Ferris was having trouble with potholes,” Williams said jokingly. “So, someone left the refrigerator to try and help.”
When the Ferris Police Department posted about the discovery on their Facebook page, PSA from Officer Banks and K9 Fuse:
“Someone dropped their refrigerator loaded with marijuana on S/B Interstate 45. To whomever lost their valuables, please come claim it at the Ferris PD and we will be more than happy to assist you.” With almost 300 comments, they range from jokes about the “quality” of the weed, to suggesting the owners should have bought shipping insurance. Someone said their husband had driven past it and said it was crazy how he’d almost hit a…