COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A traffic stop on US 75 in Collin County allegedly led to the discovery of 46 pounds of methamphetamine in a car driven by Mexican national, Ernesto Chavez of Grand Prairie.

Ernesto Chavez of Grand Prairie (credit: North Texas Sheriff’s Criminal Interdiction Unit)

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Chavez was arrested and charged with Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance, penalty group one, a first degree felony.

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He is currently being held in the Collin County Detention Facility in lieu of a $750,000.00 bond.

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