Police

Orange Co. seizes cocaine in traffic stop

Orange County Narcotics Unit along with the Vidor Police seized seven kilograms of cocaine (pictured here) during a traffic stop on interstate 10 on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Orange, Texas.

The Orange County Narcotics Unit and the Vidor Police department seized a seven kilograms of cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.

Around 6:30 a.m., police stopped a Nissan Armada that was eastbound on Interstate 10. Officers found a hidden compartment underneath the vehicle containing large amounts of cocaine, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The vehicle’s two occupants were arrested for a first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

They were taken to the Orange County Jail, according to the news release.

Written By Jorge Ramos

jorge.ramos@beaumontenterprise.com

twitter.com/byjorgeramos

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