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Police find nearly 12 pounds of fentanyl in car during traffic stop

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 16:43:43-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police say a Texas man has been arrested after nearly 12 pounds of fentanyl were found in a vehicle.

Metro police officers stopped Jorge Arambula, of Houston, for speeding on I-24 near Spring Street Tuesday night.

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Investigators said they found the material, which tested positive for fentanyl, in his vehicle. The substance was sent to the MNPD Crime Laboratory for further analysis.

The 35-year-old was charged with a felony drug offense and jailed in lieu of $75,000 bond.