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$12,000 of cocaine located during traffic stop in Salado, driver arrested

The driver, identified as Francisco Hedfelt from Edinburg, was also found to have a felony warrant for his arrest in Hays County for burglary of a habitation.
Credit: BELL COUNTY SHERIFF’s DEPARTMENT

SALADO, Texas — The Bell County Sheriff’s Department Interdiction Unit did a traffic stop on North Bound IH 35 in Salado on Wednesday at 9:45 p.m. and the Temple Police Department K9 unit was requested at this stop. 

After a positive alert from the K9, officers search the vehicle and 12.2 oz of Cocaine (Street Value $12,200) was found along with 1.5 grams of crack cocaine.

The driver, identified as Francisco Hedfelt from Edinburg, was found to have a felony warrant for his arrest in Hays County for burglary of a habitation.

Hedfelt and a passenger of the vehicle were taken to the Bell County Jail without incident. Charges are pending.

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