I-40 traffic stop in Oldham County leads to 50 pounds of meth and fentanyl

The Texas Division of Public Security (DPS) seized 45 kilos of suspected methamphetamine and 5 kilos of suspected fentanyl on Thanksgiving Day after a Texas Freeway Patrol Trooper stopped a automobile in Oldham County.

At about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, a DPS trooper stopped a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox, which was touring east on Interstate 40 close to Vega, for a visitors violation. DPS stated the trooper then discovered 12 plastic-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine and 4 plastic-wrapped bundles of fentanyl inside all 4 tires.

A state trooper discovered 12 plastic-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine and 4 plastic-wrapped bundles of fentanyl inside all 4 tires of a automobile throughout a visitors cease in Oldham County Thursday.

DPS Particular Brokers had been contacted and assisted with the investigation.

The driving force, Santos Hernandez Vazquez, 34, of Tijuana, Mexico, was arrested and booked into the Oldham County Jail on a cost for felony possession of a managed substance.

The medication had been reportedly being transported from Mexicali, Mexico, to Oklahoma Metropolis, Oklahoma, in response to DPS.

This text initially appeared on Amarillo Globe-Information: DPS: Trooper finds 50 kilos of medicine throughout I-40 visitors cease

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