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DPS seize over 2 million dollars of drugs

Source: The Texas Department of Public Safety Source: The Texas Department of Public Safety
CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized almost 18 pounds of methamphetamine and almost 10 pounds of cocaine after a traffic stop in Carson County.

Around 2 p.m. on Dec. 11, a DPS trooper stopped an eastbound 2016 Toyota 4runner for a traffic violation on I-40 near Conway.

The trooper then discovered several plastic wrapped packages of methamphetamine and cocaine inside the spare tire.

The drugs are worth approximately $2.18 million.

The driver, Abreu Rodriguez, 33, of Tampa, FL., was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Rodriguez was transported and booked into the Carson County Jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Ontario, CA., to Atlanta.

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