The Texas Department of Public Safety has taken 43 pounds of methamphetamine off the streets after a traffic stop in Carson County.

 On Thursday, December 12th at 12:52 p.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2002 GMC Denali traveling east on I-40 near Conway, for a traffic violation. 

Authorities discovered multiple plastic-wrapped packages of meth concealed inside all four tires.

 DPS Special Agents and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agents arrived on the scene to assist with the investigation. DEA Special Agents adopted the case.

 The 25-year-old driver from Tucson, Arizona – was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.  

The drugs allegedly were being transported from Tucson, Arizona to Oklahoma City.