Police in Round Rock said they have seized $1.5 million worth of methamphetamine that was hidden in a vehicle's gas tank.
Local media outlets reported that Round Rock police announced the seizure Wednesday. An arrest affidavit states an officer pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 35 Monday after a registration check showed it was uninsured. Police said the driver did not have a driver's license.
Authorities said the driver consented to a search of the vehicle and a police dog detected the odor of drugs in the car. The arrest affidavit states officers found 15 plastic containers holding 35.6 pounds of methamphetamine in the gas tank.
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The suspect was arrested and is being held in the Williamson County Jail on $350,000 bail.