2 men arrested after around $3 million worth of drugs found in vehicle

2 men arrested after around $3 million worth of drugs found in vehicle
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. (Source: FOX19 NOW/file)

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.

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