Over 44 pounds of cocaine seized during traffic stop in Refugio County

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Contributed Photo by Refugio County Sheriff’s Office.

REFUGIO COUNTY, Texas – According to a news release, Refugio County sheriff’s deputies seized 44.1 pounds of cocaine from a commercial vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday, July 20. Deputies stopped the vehicle on U.S. Highway 77.

The driver was arrested and placed in Refugio County Jail on suspicion of manufacture delivery of a controlled substance penalty grade 1.