DPS Arrest Man With Drugs Wrapped Around His Waist

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Erick Israel Hidalgo, 23, of McAllen was arrested on June 29, 2018 and charged with possession of a controlled substance. 

At approximately 6:34 p.m., a DPS Trooper pulled over a 2009 Pontiac G5 traveling northbound on U.S. 291 for a traffic violation. The troopers subsequently discovered two kilo’s of methamphetamine, worth around $380,000, wrapped around the passenger, Erick’s waistline. 

The suspect was transported and booked into the Hidalgo County Jail

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