Another Large Narcotics bust for Interdiction Deputies

On Tuesday December 8, at approximately 1:45 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell and Deputy Gabriel Villarreal made a traffic stop on two vehicles at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 1739. Deputy Villarreal’s Canine, Deputy Cane alerted on one of the vehicles. 74 pounds of marijuana with a street value of over $474,000.00 was seized. The 38-year-old male driver, Steven Lamar Eldridge, was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds. This brings this year’s totals to 169 pounds of narcotics.

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