Police find buckets of generic Xanax in drug arrest near elementary school in Fulshear

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
More than $600K worth of Xanax found near school, police say
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FULSHEAR, Texas (KTRK) -- More than 30 pounds of generic Xanax was seized during a traffic stop near an elementary school in Fulshear, according to police.

It happened just before noon on Tuesday.

Police said an officer pulled over a driver for running a stop sign in Cross Creek Ranch near Campbell Elementary School.

During the search, officers found more than 30 pounds of Alprazolam, generic Xanax pills. According to police, the total amount has a street value between $516,000 and $645,000.

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The DEA said some of the packages also had the late Kobe Bryant's nickname Black Mamba and a bio hazard symbol.

The driver and the passenger were charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver in a drug-free zone, since they were stopped near the school.

Police said the suspects are not from the area.