Traffic stop in south Laredo leads to drug bust

Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 1:04 PM CST
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A routine traffic stop in south Laredo leads to the seizure of nearly $7,000 worth of drugs.

The Webb County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old Josue Tonches Lopez and charged him with possession.

The incident happened on Wednesday, Feb. 2 when officers conducted a traffic stop on a Mitsubishi Lancer at the intersection of Pecan Street and Martin Avenue.

Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop and after a search of the vehicle they found 22.7 pounds of marijuana.

Lopez was also determined to be a Mexican National.

He was taken to the Webb County Jail and was also charged with resisting arrest and interfering with public duties.

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