Texas troopers seize over $2M worth of cocaine

Cocaine, courtesy DEA
Cocaine, courtesy DEA

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Department of Public Safety says state troopers have seized about $2.1 million worth of cocaine during a traffic stop near Jarrell.

The state agency announced Wednesday that troopers found four bundles of cocaine adding up to about 35 pounds during the Friday traffic stop on Interstate 35.

Twenty-three-year-old Jose Manuel Fabian of Edinburg was arrested and has been charged with possession of more than 200 grams of a controlled substance.

He was being held in Williamson County Jail as of Thursday. Online jail records didn't list an attorney for him.

Last week, Williamson County sheriff's deputies discovered almost 25 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop also on Interstate 35 near Jarrell. A 21-year-old man was arrested and charged with manufacture or delivery a controlled substance.

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