CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - A weekend traffic stop in Carson County leads to the discovery of over 20 pounds of meth.
Saturday afternoon a DPS trooper stopped a 2002 Jeep Liberty traveling east on Interstate 40 near Conway for a traffic violation.
The trooper discovered cellophane-wrapped packages of methamphetamine worth approximately $1.78 million.
Jose Perez Ruelas, 21, and Juan Lopez Niebla, 33, both of Mexico, were arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.
They were transported and booked into the Carson County Jail.
Troopers believe the drugs were being transported from Phoenix to Oklahoma City.