Suspected fentanyl was seized after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County near Conway on March 5.

Thirteen pounds were seized in the I-40, Carson County stop.

The seizure came about as a result of a traffic violation.

During the stop, a Texas Trooper found a duffle bag in the back of the car,  containing the three plastic bags containing the suspected drug.

The driver 32-year-old Jesus Meraz-Hernandez of Fort Walton Beach, Florida was arrested and put in the Randall County Jail.

The drugs were being transported from Los Angeles, California to an unknown destination, according to law enforcement officials.