DPS: Five pounds of Cocaine seized during Carson County traffic stop

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – DPS seized nearly five pounds of cocaine Saturday, after an I-40 traffic stop in Carson County.

At 7:40 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2018 Hyundai Elantra traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered two vacuum-sealed blocks of cocaine located underneath the back seat.

The California driver was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. The driver was transported and booked into the Carson County Jail.

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Los Angeles, California to Columbus, Ohio.

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