The Texas Department of Public Safety took about five pounds of methamphetamine off the streets.
Friday, January 4 at 12:19 p.m. a DPS Trooper stopped a 2017 Nissan Sentra traveling east on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered plastic-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine concealed inside luggage behind the driver’s seat.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agents and DPS Special Agents were contacted to assist with the case.
The driver and passenger, both from California were arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.
The drugs were being transported from Los Angeles to Little Rock, Arkansas.