• Gaston Co. police seize 1.5 kilos of meth in traffic stop

    Updated:

    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - The Gaston County Police Department pulled over a car Wednesday and seized about 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine, according to a news release from the department.
     
    Officers conducted the traffic stop about 9 a.m. on Interstate 85 and brought in a K-9 unit. The dog sniffed out the narcotics, located in a hidden compartment.

    Police arrested and charged Juan Lopez of Houston, Texas, and Gabriela Garcia and Benito Hernandez, both of Winston-Salem, with several drug-related offenses.

    To see more local news stories, click here.

    Next Up:


  • Headline Goes Here

    Gaston Co. police seize 1.5 kilos of meth in traffic stop

  • Headline Goes Here

    Mother, father charged after 2-year-old boy dies in Rock Hill

  • Headline Goes Here

    Video shows boy nearly drown at North Myrtle Beach resort

  • Headline Goes Here

    Clean-up underway after flash flooding, trees toppled across region

  • Headline Goes Here

    A movie, popcorn and a drink for $10? Tuesday AMC deal is making it happen