BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) — Brandon Police arrested a man during a traffic stop for having liquid meth.
48-year-old Jose Demesio De Leon Silva is charged with aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine.
Officers said around 7:30 a.m., they pulled over a vehicle on I-20 East near the Downtown Brandon exit because of a traffic violation. The car had a Texas license plate. We’re also told the driver didn’t have a license.
The officer became suspicious during the traffic stop and gained consent to search the vehicle. The officer found about two and a half gallons of liquid meth. Officer said that volume would produce about 23 pounds pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $460,000.
Silva appears to reside in the Austin, Texas, and the Nuevo Larado area of Mexico.
Liquid meth found during Brandon traffic stop