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Sheriff: 8 Kilograms Of Methamphetamine Found During I-30 Traffic Stop In Brashear

A traffic stop on Interstate 30 in Brashear, TX early Thursday morning reportedly resulted in seizure of 8 kilograms of a suspected controlled substance by interdiction officers.

A traffic stop was made near mile marker 116 on I-30 east at approximately 12:45 a.m. December 12th, 2019 by sheriff’s deputies. Officers from the Cumby Police Department assisted in the stop. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender deployed his canine partner to conduct a sniff search; the dog gave a positive alert at about 1:20 a.m., according to sheriff’s and dispatch reports.

Officials located a large quantity of contraband, approximately 8 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine. The material was seized, according to Hopkins County Sheriff Lewis Tatum.

Two individuals were reportedly taken into custody. No additional details regarding the pair or the traffic stop are available at this time.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Lavender and his canine partner with contraband found during an early morning traffic stop in Brashear (HCSO photo)

Author: Faith Huffman

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