DPS Trooper Seizes over 18 Pounds of Methamphetamine

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

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.