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.