Over the past week more amounts of marijuana and cocaine are seized by Gregg County law enforcement in various sting operations and several more people are jailed, but authorities say it is only the tip of the iceberg in a seemingly endless flow of drugs.
"You take a dealer out and somebody else will show up in his place, " says Robert Harshaw, CODE unit. "That's just a natural cycle.
Over the past year, hundreds of pounds of marijuana and cocaine have been confiscated and dozens of arrests made. With so much drug activity, you would think there is a large user population, but not so.
Interstate-20 has long been known to area law enforcement as a drug corridor and its through roadways like these that drugs make their way through cities like Dallas and Houston to the East.
"As long as you have demand, you're gonna have narcotics what we try to do is deal with it as quick as we can," Sgt. Mike bishop, Longview Police Dept.