AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department Criminal Interdiction Department found a vehicle with approximately 24.5 kilograms of meth and six kilograms of heroin in it on Oct. 2.
Police suspect the vehicle was used for narcotics smuggling.
A K9 unit alerted officers to the vehicle, which was found at the Hampton Inn in Kyle, Texas.
Officers executed a search warrant and found the drugs in speakers.
APD said the case is ongoing and the driver has yet to be located.
As for why APD was in Kyle, APD told KVUE: "APD has a memorandum of understanding with Hays County and Williamson County which allows us to work in those counties. Code of criminal procedures says we are allowed to work in the same county that our city resides in. (Part of Austin is in Hays County and part is in Williamson County)."
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