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Bexar County K-9 sniffs out $400,000 worth of drugs

A 46-year-old man was taken into custody by deputies.
Credit: Bexar County Sheriff's Office

SAN ANTONIO — A man was taken into custody and about $400,000 worth of drugs seized Wednesday when a K-9 with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office alerted deputies during a traffic stop. 

According to a BCSO Facebook post, deputies patrolling the far southeast side of the county pulled over a 46-year-old driver, Enrique Villegas, for committing an unspecified traffic violation. While talking with him, deputies "noticed Villegas was acting suspiciously," according to the post. 

At the same time, Maximus, a K-9 dog with the deputies, alerted them about the drugs. Once they were discovered, Villegas was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute. 

If convicted, Villegas could have to pay up to $250,000 and/or spend up to 99 years in prison. \

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