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Texas DPS makes million dollar drug bust

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CONWAY, Tx (KAUZ) -

The Department of Public Safety made a million dollar drug bust on Saturday.

Texas DPS said a trooper pulled over a car traveling on I-40 near Conway, Texas for a traffic violation. After a search, DPS found 15 pounds of methamphetamine inside the spare tire of the car wrapped in cellophane packages.

The meth was worth an approximate $1.35 million dollars.

The two occupants of the vehicle were identified as 32-year-old Juan Medina and 48-year-old Jesus Ibarra, both of Phoenix. They were arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

The drugs were allegedly being transported from Phoenix to Oklahoma City.

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