76
      Tuesday
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      Wednesday
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      Thursday
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      3.5 pounds of meth discovered during traffic stop

      Two were arrested on Sunday after Amarillo police officers discovered pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

      Two were arrested on Sunday after Amarillo police officers discovered pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

      Amarillo police officers conducted a traffic stop at Pine Ridge and Landon on a 2012 Dodge pickup occupied by a man and woman.

      During the investigation, two containers were found inside the vehicle of approximately three-and-a-half pounds of methamphetamine.

      Street value for the drugs is $160,000.

      Pablo Barriga-Avalos, 23, and Cynthia Marbel Leon-Melendez, 36, both of Hutchins, Texas, were charged with manufacture/delivery of controlled substance penalty group over 400 grams. They were both booked into Randall County.