The Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than 47 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday (Oct. 25th) morning.

According to DPS, a trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County around 8:03 a.m. traveling east on I-40 for a traffic violation. The trooper found plastic-wrapped packages of meth concealed inside the car's tires, the group said.

Thirty-six year-old Nahely Pantelakis of Nogales, Arizona was arrested and charged with felony of possession of a controlled substance.

Pantelakis was transported and booked into the Carson County Jail. DPS alleges that the drugs were being transported from Phoenix, Arizona to Oklahoma City.

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