Temple Police Seize Nearly a Million Dollars Worth of Cocaine
Courtesy Temple Police Department
(KCEN) -- The Temple Police Department seized nearly a million dollars worth of cocaine during a routine traffic stop yesterday.
Around 10:30 a.m. and officer stopped a vehicle in the 5300 block of South Interstate 35. During the stop, it was discovered that the driver, 42-year-old Maria Isabel Sanchez of Eagle Pass, was transporting a controlled substance.
Agents with the Temple Police Department's Special Investigations Unit searched the vehicle and found 10 kilograms of cocaine. The street value is estimated to be $985,000.
A federal compliant was issued, charging Sanchez with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Sanchez was transported to a federal detention facility in Waco this morning.