Traffic stop ends in cocaine bust

Traffic stop ends in cocaine bust

Released by Texas Department of Public Safety:

On 7-12-11 at approximately 7:47 a.m., Jose M. Acuna, the driver of the 1997 Toyota Camry was stopped for a traffic violation on IH-30 at approximately mile marker 186, eastbound in Bowie County by a DPS Trooper.

While speaking with Acuna, indicators of criminal activity were observed the DPS Trooper. Consent to search was requested and verbal consent was given by Acuna.

The search revealed seven kilograms of cocaine in a false compartment behind the glove box.

Acuna was arrested without incident and transported to the Bi-State Jail where he was booked and charged with Possession of a Control Substance over 4 grams, a First Degree Felony.