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140 pounds of meth seized during Harrison County traffic stop

Photo courtesy of Harrison County Sheriff's Office
Photo courtesy of Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

Authorities on the Coast seized nearly 150 pounds of meth during a recent drug bust. 

On Wednesday, Harrison County Deputies pulled over a pickup truck, driven by 36-year-old Esteban Bernardina-Betancourt, on 1-10 for a traffic violation. The truck bed was filled with dirt and gravel, and a search of the vehicle revealed that the contents of the truck bed were concealing 140 one-pound packages of meth hidden in buckets and PVC piping. 

Photo courtesy of Harrison County Sheriff’s Office
Photo courtesy of Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

Officials stated that the estimated street value of the meth is over $1 million. Bernardina-Betancourt, of San Antonio, Texas, was arrested and charged with felony drug trafficking.

He is currently being held at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Adult Detention Center. 

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