WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A traffic stop revealed a man was driving with more than 16 pounds of methamphetamines from Austin to Dallas.
Guillen Fernando, 45, was arrested by a trooper and now faces charges for possessing a controlled substance. He was initially pulled over on Monday for driving 86 mph in a 75 mph zone.
The trooper noted in the affidavit that Fernando was visibly jittery and shaking, “almost as if [he] wanted to run.” He told authorities he was going to pick up someone from Austin and then drive back to Dallas.
Fernando would not give police the name of the person or address he was going to. When asked if officers could search his vehicle, Fernando said there was nothing in his car.
When a K9 was brought in to smell around the vehicle, the dog indicated a positive alert. More than 7.4 kilograms of methamphetamines were discovered inside the car.