Criminal Complaint: DPS trooper finds nearly $700,000 worth of drugs during traffic stop in Carson County
CARSON COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Two men are facing federal drug charges after a DPS trooper found nearly $700,000 worth of drugs during a traffic stop in Carson County, according to a criminal complaint.
On June 5, at approximately 3:35 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on I-40.
The trooper identified the driver as Louis Cobos and the passenger as John Szary with a woman and an infant sitting in the back of the SUV.
After consent to search the vehicle, the trooper contacted a K-9 unit to search the vehicle.
According to the documents, law enforcement found substances of methamphetamine and cocaine in the SUV.
The drugs are worth a total of about $700,000 on the street, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Szary later told the trooper that there was a firearm between the drivers seat and center console.
According to the complaint, Louis Cobos and John Szary admitted in an interview that they were to be paid $5,000 to deliver the drugs.
Cobos admitted that the firearm was his, knowingly that he was a felon.
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