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.