East Texas police take $10,000 in meth off the streets

NACOGDOCHES POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Two men are in custody and are charged with the possession of over 5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine.

Noel Garcia, age 21, of Houston was driving a Chevrolet impala in the 400 block of Northwest Loop 224 when he was stopped by a Nacogdoches Police K-9 officer for a traffic violation. Officers established probable cause to search the vehicle, and the crystal methamphetamine was located in driver's compartment of the vehicle.

The driver and a passenger, Ismal Salas Navarro, age 22 also of Houston, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, felony of the second degree.

The street value of the drugs seized this morning is estimated to be in excess of $10,000.00.

The NPD street crimes unit assisted in this investigation.


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