10 kilos of meth found in fire extinguishers during traffic stop, police say

FAYETTE COUNTY, TEXAS - Two men have been arrested after Fayette County deputies found approximately 10 kilograms of methamphetamine in their vehicle that was hidden in fire extinguishers.

The sheriff’s office said Vidal Rodriguez, 24, and David Sanchez, 23, were stopped around 2 p.m. Oct. 28 near the 658 mile marker of Interstate 10. Rodriguez consented to have the vehicle searched, and the narcotics canine unit helped locate the extinguishers.

Rodriguez and Sanchez were arrested on felony possession of a controlled substance charges. The street value of the meth was approximately $1 million.

The sheriff’s office in July seized approximately 30 pounds of meth that was also hidden in fire extinguishers.

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