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Traffic stop leads to 285K meth seizure

CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

A Texas Highway Patrol Trooper seized over three pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday, Oct. 10 after a vehicle stop in Carson County. 
 
Around 10:15 p.m., the Trooper stopped a 2014 Chrysler 300 passenger car traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered foil-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine in a pillow case inside the vehicle.

Martha Zepeda, 26, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Zepeda was transported and booked into Carson County jail.

The drugs were allegedly being transported from Albuquerque, NM to Clarksville, AK.

The drugs are worth approximately $285,000.

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