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      Trooper seizes 22 pounds of meth

      During an April 23 traffic stop on I-40, a Department of Public Safety trooper discovered 22 pounds of liquid methamphetamine being transported from coast to coast.

      During an April 23 traffic stop on I-40, a Department of Public Safety trooper discovered 22 pounds of liquid methamphetamine being transported from coast to coast.

      At approximately 6:30 p.m., a trooper pulled over an eastbound 1995 Toyota Corolla for a traffic violation near Conway in Carson County.

      The driver of the Corolla was identified as Leonardo Moreno-Aguilar, 26, of Sunnyvale, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered liquid methamphetamine in plastic containers.

      Moreno-Aguilar was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and booked into Carson County Jail. The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Los Angeles to Charleston, S.C.