Posted: Mar 19, 2013 10:22 AM
Updated: Mar 19, 2013 6:42 PM
JIM WELLS COUNTY - A 21-year-old from Hidalgo, Texas was arrested in Jim Wells County over the weekend when an deputy allegedly found just over 10 kilos of cocaine and $11,903 in cash during a traffic stop.
Mario Sebastian Garcia was pulled over on Hwy 281 near Highway 141 on Saturday. The Sheriff's Office says Garcia appeared nervous gave conflicting stories on where he was going.
A deputy reportedly found the cash inside a rear side panel on the 1997 Dodge Caravan. The cocaine was reportedly found during a more intensive search.
Garcia's charged with drug possession, unlawful use of a criminal instrument, and money laundering.
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