Last Friday at approximately 5:30 p.m, deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit conducted a traffic stop in the area of US Highway 59 and Community Drive. A vehicle was stopped for a defective brake light. During the traffic stop and investigation, the driver refused consent to search his vehicle. A narcotics canine was utilized and gave a positive alert on the suspect vehicle. As a result of the investigation, 17 kilograms of methamphetamine was recovered at the traffic stop. The wholesale street value of the seized narcotics is estimated at $375,000.
Both the driver and passenger in the vehicle were arrested and charged with Aggravated Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver. Both subjects are being held at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Jail on a bond of $2 million each. There was an 18 month old child in the vehicle, during the time of the traffic stop, which was released to Child Protective Services.
SETRBERTO T. SORIA
8607 GREEN CEDAR