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DPS trooper seizes $2.8M in meth

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Oct 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 12:34:47-04

A Texas DPS trooper has seized about 33 pounds of methamphetamine in Carson County, worth approximately $2.8 million. 

On Oct. 5, the trooper stopped 38-year-old Roberto Guillen, of Las Vegas on I-40 for a traffic violation. The trooper then discovered multiple plastic-covered bundles of methamphetamine inside the spare tire.

Guillen was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. 

DPS said the drugs were allegedly being transported from Las Vegas to Oklahoma City. 

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