Suspects busted in Freestone Co. with over $2M of Meth

A trooper in Freestone County seized more than 23 pounds of meth during a traffic stop.

FREESTONE COUNTY - Two men are in the Freestone County Jail on felony drug charges after DPS troopers busted them with Methamphetamine with a street value of more than $2 million. 

Texas DPS Sergeant D.L. Wilson said a trooper made a traffic stop on a Lexus SUV Wednesday on Interstate 45 northbound near Fairfield for a traffic violation.

Wilson said the trooper observed signs of criminal activity and a voluntary search with DPS K-9 was allowed.

More than 10,000 grams (23 pounds) of Methamphetamine was found in a concealed location in the SUV.

The driver, a Houston man and his passenger, a California man were arrested and booked into the Freestone County Jail.

 

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