WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) - Four people were charged with having about 27 pounds of cocaine after a vehicles was stopped on a seatbelt violation, according to an arrest warrant affidavit hand down Wednesday.
According to the document, a 2006 Hyundai Sonata was pulled over Monday when an officer noticed passengers were not buckled up. The driver acknowledged the offense, the affidavit said.
But when the people in the car were questioned individually, the reasons for their trip varied, the document said. The officer asked if he could search the vehicle, and was given the OK. A dog was brought in, and a false bottom in the vehicle was discovered, according to the document.
The panel was removed and 10 bags of cocaine were found. The total weight was about 27 pounds, police said.
Charged with possession 400 grams of cocaine were Eric Muzquiz, 22;Jose Gaytan, 26;Giselle Lara, and Erika Hernandez-Arzola. The charge is a first-degree felony.
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