Fayette County narcotics K-9 unit seizes 11 Kilos of cocaine valued at $1.1 million

Man from Mission, Texas charged in drug bust

FAYETTE County- Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek said recently the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office narcotics canine unit along with K-9 partner Kolt, stopped a Chevy Silverado on I-10 at the 661 mile-marker around 4:29 p.m. for a traffic violation.

After speaking with the driver authorities became suspicious and were given consent to search the vehicle. Kolt alerted deputies to the odor of illegal narcotics. The truck displayed a company name on the door and was staged to appear as a fiber optics company. The roof of the vehicle was modified to conceal narcotics. About 11 kilos of cocaine, with a street value of $1,100,000 dollars was removed from the compartment.

Authorities arrested the driver Salvador Noyola, 52, of Mission, Texas. He’s charged with felony drug possession. Noyola was taken to the Dan R. Beck Justice Center.

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