The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Saturday on I-40, yielding more than two pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $75,000 and almost $54,000 in cash.
At approximately 6:02 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 Toyota Camry traveling westbound on I-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson county.
The occupants of the Camry were identified as Anna Marie Gulart, 40, and Veronic Ramos Delgado, 35, both of Wilmington, Calif.
During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered two bundles of methamphetamine and six bundles of cash in the vehicle.
Gulart and Delgado were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, money laundering, a third-degree felony, unlawful use of a criminal instrument, a state jail felony. The two were booked into the Carson County Jail.
The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Wilmington, Calif., to Kennett, Mo.