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

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.

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.