Driver arrested during $200,000 drug seizure

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped a vehicle on US Highway 59 near 185 on traffic charges on August 1st. An investigation lead to the seizure of 24.5 lbs gross weight of cocaine inside the dash area of a Subaru SUV. One female driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was arrested and is being detained on drug charges at the Victoria County Jail.

“This is one more example of our deputies being proactive in their duties as they protect and serve Victoria County. Our men, women, and K9s who serve deserve to know how much we appreciate their work on days like today. I have always believed that drugs are the root of all evil and I’m proud to say we have taken more of it out of the hands of the bad guys and off the streets of our community,” Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O’Connor said.