East Texas K-9 officer finds nearly $23K of meth

CHANDLER, Texas (KETK) – A Flint man is behind bars Tuesday morning after a Henderson County K-9 officer named Max found $22,700 pounds of meth in his car.

β€œIt is the largest haul this Office has brought in with the K-9’s. It took solid law-enforcement work and great internal cooperation to make this happen. It shows just how serious we are about cracking-down illegal drugs in this County. ” BOTIE HILLHOUSE, HENDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF

James Mastin, 60, was pulled over for a traffic violation and was found to be driving without a license. K-9 Max was called in with his handler Deputy Hogan for an open-sniff of the vehicle. Read More