mcso takes another 15 kilos off the street
Early Sunday afternoon Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office stopped an old tour bus which was northbound on Interstate 45 on a traffic violation. After talking with five passengers on board deputies became suspicious and deployed a drug dog. Within minutes the dog detected a spot inside the bus which deputies then searched. A total of 15 kilos of cocaine were found. The five suspects are being detained at this time for questioning.
This is the second large seizure in Montgomery County in 48-hours. Friday afternoon a narcotics investigation in East Montgomery County led to the seizure of 10 kilos of cocaine.
According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office the value on todays seizure was between $1.2 million and $1.5 million dollars.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Montgomery County Precinct 2 Constables Office.