Police: Oklahoma City man arrested with nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine in car

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AMARILLO, Texas – An Oklahoma City man was arrested after authorities in Texas allegedly discovered nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.

The Texas Department of Public Safety claims that it seized more than 12 pounds of methamphetamine on Saturday during a traffic stop in Carson County.

Around 2:44 p.m. on Saturday, a trooper pulled over a 2003 Nissan sedan on I-40 for a traffic violation.

During the stop, the trooper found several plastic-wrapped packages of methamphetamine concealed inside the rocker panels.

The driver, 20-year-old Ernesto Ayala, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.

Authorities say the drugs were allegedly being transported from San Diego to Oklahoma City.