DPS Trooper seizes over $850,000 in drugs - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

DPS Trooper seizes over $850,000 in drugs

Glenn Nolan Richards, 69 (Source: Carson County Sheriff) Glenn Nolan Richards, 69 (Source: Carson County Sheriff)

Provided by Texas DPS

AMARILLO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding over 25 pounds of cocaine valued at over $850,000 along with over $12,000 in cash.

At approximately 9:29 p.m., a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2007 Lincoln Towncar traveling eastbound on IH-40, for a traffic violation, near Conway in Carson County.

The driver of the Lincoln was identified as Glenn Nolan Richards, 69, of Sunrise, Fla. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered nine bundles of cocaine and over $12,000 in cash in the doors.

Richards was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony, and booked into the Carson County Jail. The illegal drugs were allegedly being transported from West Covina, Calif., to Sunrise, Fla.

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