Driver arrested after trooper finds heroin during traffic stop

Driver arrested after trooper finds heroin during traffic stop

CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Nearly two pounds of heroin were recovered this week when a state trooper stopped a driver in Carson County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Authorities stopped Marvin Trampe-Chacon, 26, of Guatemala and arrested him after finding the narcotics underneath the rear passenger seat.

Trampe-Chacon faces felony possession charges. He was booked into the Carson County jail.

DPS estimates the value of the narcotics to be around $213,000.

The drugs were reportedly en route to Oklahoma City from Los Angeles.

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