WACO (June 14, 2013)--Waco SWAT officers stopped a car just before noon Friday at West Waco Drive and North 17th Street, arrested a man and seized a significant amount of cocaine.
(Photo by Christina Truong)
Waco police Drug Enforcement Unit officers surrounded the car after it stopped in the parking lot of a Dollar General Store.
Samuel Enqrique Lopez, 22, was arrested and was taken to the McLennan County Jail for booking just after noon.
Waco police Sgt. W.; Patrick Swanton said officers took more than 109 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine out of the vehicle.
Waco police K-9 units also assisted in the arrest
A police officer at the scene said major drug arrests like this one happen about once a week.