Update: One arrested in tractor-trailer drug bust

Update 9/3/2019:

Sunday night on US Highway 59, a state trooper stopped a tractor trailer for a traffic violation.

During the roadside interview the trooper detected criminal activity and gained consent to search the vehicle.

So they took the vehicle to Walmart on Rio Grande, and the Walmart staff unloaded the semi-trailer. Then, DPS searched the refrigerated area and found 250 pounds of an unknown substance.

DPS is still testing the substance. The driver was arrested for the possession of a controlled substance.

The investigation is ongoing.

Previous: 9/1/2019:

DPS confirms a tractor-trailer was stopped on US highway 59 and found the truck to be carrying an undetermined amount of illegal drugs.

The case is under investigation, no word on how many arrested.

We’ll update you as soon as more information is available.