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Traffic stop leads to cocaine seizure

Laredo Police seized a little over 15 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop
Authorities seize 15 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop
Authorities seize 15 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop(Laredo Police Department)
Published: Sep. 14, 2020 at 5:09 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -A routine traffic stop leads to the discovery of alleged narcotics.

The incident happened on September 10th near the 2400 block of Cleveland and Highway 83 when officers conducted a traffic stop on a black BMW for having an expired license plate tag.

During questioning, the driver, 31-year-old Daniel Pachuca was acting nervous and had many inconsistencies in his story.

The officers called in a K-9 to check the car who detected drugs in the backseat of a vehicle.

Police found a purple bag that contained six plastic packages of cocaine.

The drugs weighed a little over 15 pounds and had an estimated street value of $170,000.

Pachuca was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

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