On Saturday (July 15), the Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than seven pounds of methamphetamine after a traffic stop in Wheeler County.

KAMC News reports a DPS Trooper stopped a 2016 Dodge Dart traveling east on I-40 near Shamrock for a traffic violation. During the stop, the trooper discovered seven vacuum-sealed packages of methamphetamine inside the vehicle. The methamphetamine seized is worth approximately $637,000 dollars.

The driver, 24-year-old Gilivaldo Gutierrez Torres of Phoenix, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a dangerous drug.

Torres was transported and booked into the Wheeler County Jail.

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