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AMARILLO, TEXAS — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Thursday on IH-40, yielding over nine pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $107,000.

At approximately 12:21 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2013 Dodge Charger traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

The driver of the Charger was identified as Daniel Castro Gallardo Jr., 40, of El Monte, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered eight bundles of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

Gallardo was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from San Bernardino, Calif., to Little Rock, Ark.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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