DPS Trooper Seizes over 22 pounds in Meth

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 04/24 2014 05:11PM

Updated 04/24 2014 09:40PM

AMARILLO - During a traffic stop Wednesday, DPS seized over 22 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $816,000.

At 6:30 p.m., a DPS trooper pulled over a 1995 Toyota Corolla traveling eastbound on I-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered liquid methamphetamine in plastic containers.

The driver of the Corolla 26-year-old Leonardo Moreno-Aguilar was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. 

The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Los Angeles, to Charleston, S.C.

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