Denton Police Make Drug Bust Following Car Accident

Austin York
July 16, 2019 - 6:09 am
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DENTON (1080 KRLD) - Police in Denton make a big discovery after a simple car wreck.

Police say they got a call that a car had been in a wreck on I-35 and Bonnie Brae Street, and that man was walking along the highway. Officers say they found a pound of meth next to the wrecked vehicle, and a man nearby who started to run from police.

After a brief chase the man was tased and apprehended.

The vehicle was then towed and during the execution of the search warrant, an additional 37.4 pounds of meth was located hidden in the vehicle.

Police say another man was found to be connected with the wreck at the hospital and arrested for public intoxication.

Both are charged with possession of a controlled substance over 400 grams a first degree felony.