A traffic stop in Wheeler County takes more drugs off of our streets.
At 11:13 a.m. on November 6, a deputy stopped a silver car traveling eastbound on I-40 for displaying an altered or obscured registration tag.
The deputy noticed the driver attempted to shield his face from being seen behind the pillar of the car
Finding the driver’s actions to be suspicious a traffic stop was conducted.
As the deputy approached the car, he found four adults and two small children inside and the smell of marijuana.
A probable cause search was conducted and turned up several bags inside a baby formula container containing blue M-30 pills that were believed to be fentanyl along with two boxes containing 5-gallons buckets with marijuana and bundles of cocaine.
All adults were placed under arrest
The street value of the drugs was $1.4 million.