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      Explosive device, drugs seized during DPS search

      Christine Nichole Estrada was arrested Tuesday after DPS seized weapons, drugs and other contraband while executing a search warrant.

      The Texas Department of Public seized cash, drugs, and weapons Tuesday when DPS agents executed a search warrant in Amarillo.

      According to DPS, agents were serving a felony arrest warrant which led to the residential search warrant resulting in the massive contraband seizure.

      After a two-month long investigation, 30-year-old Christine Nichole Estrada of Amarillo was arrested after DPS Criminal Investigations Division agents discovered $1500 cash, 742 grams of methamphetamine, 25 grams of hash, 96 dosage units of LSD, 20 firearms, of which six were stolen, a ballistic vest, and an explosive device inside an Amarillo residence.

      DPS said the Amarillo Police Department also assisted DPS agents in a traffic stop of a 2005 Cadillac Escalade Estrada was driving in order to serve her the arrest warrant. Estrada was arrested for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and booked into the Potter County Jail.