DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. – Douglas County deputies seized crystal methamphetamine with a street value of more than $1 million after a traffic stop on Sunday.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Deputy David Gray stopped a van driven by 64-year-old Jose Garcia-Contreras from Eagle Pass, Texas for a traffic violation on Sunday night.
A search of the vehicle uncovered 38 packages of suspected crystal meth in a hidden compartment in the vehicle.
Authorities detained Garcia-Contreras and his vehicle. Tests later confirmed the substance was crystal meth, according to the sheriff's office.
A total of 65 pounds of the meth was seized.
Garcia-Contreras was arrested and is currently being held in the Douglas County Jail charged with trafficking methamphetamine and false compartment in a motor vehicle with no bond.