Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Wednesday Feb. 3, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, SGT Randy Thumann and K9 partner Kolt, stopped a Volkswagen SUV on Interstate 10 at the 673 mile-marker at approximately 2:13 p.m. for a traffic violation. Thumann was given consent to search the vehicle and deployed his canine Kolt to conduct an exterior sweep of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed 10 ink toners new in the box each loaded with methamphetamine. Approximately 58 pounds of meth were discovered with an estimated street value of $2.7 million dollars. The driver Alvaro Barrera,49, of Laredo, was arrested for Felony drug possession and taken to the Dan R. Beck Justice Center.