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Hood County traffic stop leads to meth seizure; Fort Worth man arrested

The Texas Department of Public Safety seized 28 grams of methamphetamine Saturday night during a traffic stop near Granbury. A Fort Worth man was arrested.
The Texas Department of Public Safety seized 28 grams of methamphetamine Saturday night during a traffic stop near Granbury. A Fort Worth man was arrested.

Authorities confiscated 28 grams of methamphetamine and arrested a Fort Worth man during a weekend traffic stop near Granbury.

Policed identified the man as Henry Rangel, 45.

Rangel faces charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility.

While he was being booked into the Hood County Jail Saturday night, jailers found two bags of crystal methamphetamine hidden in his clothes, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

A trooper stopped a 2015 Nissan on Saturday night on US 377 near Granbury on a traffic violation.

During the stop, the trooper discovered a glass pipe containing a white substance later determined to be methamphetamine, according to the news release. The Nissan driver was identified as Rangel.

Authorities also discovered Rangel had a parole warrant for his arrest.

Rangel remained in the Hood County Jail in Granbury on Monday.

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

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