DPS trooper finds around $250,000 worth of cocaine during traffic stop in Carson County

DPS trooper finds around $250,000 worth of cocaine during traffic stop in Carson County
Nearly 5 pounds of cocaine seized in Carson County

CARSON COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - The Texas Department of Safety seized nearly five pounds of cocaine over the weekend during a traffic stop in Carson County.

Around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, a DPS trooper stopped a 2018 Hyundai Elantra traveling east on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation.

DPS officials say the trooper then found two vacuum-sealed blocks of cocaine located underneath the back seat. According to street value estimates, the drugs were worth around $250,000.

The driver, 27-year-old Crystal Farfan of Los Angeles, California, was arrested and charged with a felony possession of a controlled substance.

Farfan was booked into the Carson County Jail.

Officials believe the drugs were being transported from Los Angeles, California to Columbus, Ohio.

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