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AMARILLO – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop March 14 on IH-40, yielding over 18 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $1,608,000.meth_dps

At approximately 9:08 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Ford Fusion traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

The driver of the Fusion was identified as Angela M Winn, 29, of Indianapolis. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered six bundles of methamphetamine in the vehicle.

Winn was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance over 400 grams, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from Phoenix to Indianapolis.

The following day, on March 15, the DPS seized an additional 15 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $1,332,000.

At approximately 8:28 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Ford Focus traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Amarillo in Potter County.

The occupants of the Focus were identified as Maria Fonseca, 44, Laura Vea, 26, and Mayra Duran, 24, all of San Bernardino, Calif. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered six bundles of methamphetamine in the spare tire.

All three occupants were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance over 400 grams, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Potter County Jail. The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from San Bernardino, Calif., to Amarillo, Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://sanangelolive.com/news/crime/2015-03-17/dps-seizes-over-33-pounds-meth-traffic-stops

 

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