Troopers nab 22lbs. of meth in Panhandle traffic stop

Troopers nab 22lbs. of meth in Panhandle traffic stop

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Media release from Texas Department of Transportation:

AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than 22 pounds of methamphetamine, Thursday, June 14, after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County. 
 
At approximately 10:53 a.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2018 Nissan Rogue traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. A DPS canine arrived at the scene and alerted on the vehicle. The Trooper then discovered multiple zip-locked bags of methamphetamine in the vehicle.
 
The driver – Roberto Palacios-Garcia, 32, of Los Angeles – was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. Palacios-Garcia was transported and booked into the Carson County jail.
 
The drugs allegedly were being transported from Los Angeles to New York City.

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