$2.8 million of meth seized, Las Vegas man arrested during I-40 traffic stop

The Texas Department of Public safety seized 33 Pounds of meth (File Photo)

The Texas Department of Public Saftey (DPS) seized 33 pounds of methamphetamine after a Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County.

On Oct. 5 at 2 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado for a traffic violation.

According to the DPS, a Patrol Trooper discovered multiple plastic-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine inside a spare tire.

The driver, 38-year-old Roberto Inguez Gullen from Las Vegas, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The methamphetamine was allegedly being transported from Las Vegas to Oklahoma City and is approximately worth $2.8 million, according to DPS.

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