AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than 224 pounds of PCP and 11 pounds of Cocaine Tuesday, Jan 4., after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Oldham County.
According to DPS, at approximately 3:50 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2020 Dodge Caravan traveling east on I-40 near Vega, for a traffic violation.
A DPS canine unit arrived on scene and alerted on the vehicle.
The Trooper then discovered PCP inside multiple containers and cocaine inside five plastic-wrapped packages.
DPS Special Agents were contacted and assisted with the investigation.
According to street value estimates, the cocaine was worth around $500,000 and the PCP around $2.5 million.
Driver, 36-year-old Mark Herbert Jr. and passenger, 34-year-old Derick Campbell who are both from Colorado were arrested and charged with felony possesion of a controlled substance.
Herbert and Campbell were arrested and transported to the Oldham County Jail.
The drugs were allegedly being transported from California to Newark, New Jersey.