LaGrange, Texas (KXAN) – The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office announced that a recent traffic outage resulted in the discovery of $850,000 worth of cocaine hidden in the walls of an ice box.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Sergeant Randy Touman and his K9 partner, Colt, were hit by a Toyota truck on July 7 for a traffic violation on Interstate 10, about two miles east of Flattear. stopped.
According to the department, the sergeant said: After Mr. Tuman spoke with the driver, he suspected the truck was smuggling drugs.
After obtaining consent to search the truck, Sergeant Tuman deployed the dog to clean the exterior of the truck. Colt noticed the smell of illegal drugs in an ice box in the bed of the truck, the police said.
According to the police, the sergeant said Tuman found about 8.5 kilograms of cocaine. Gil Suarez Ignacio, a 31-year-old driver from Mexico, was arrested on a felony charge of cocaine possession and released to the Dan R. Beck Justice Center, the police said.
https://www.kxan.com/news/fayette-county-traffic-stop-nets-850000-worth-of-cocaine-in-ice-chest-sheriffs-office-says/ Fayette County traffic stop found $850,000 worth of cocaine in ice box, sheriff’s office says