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Pecos County Deputy Makes Big Bust at Rest Stop

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NewsWest 9

A Pecos County deputy made a big money and drug bust while checking on a stranded driver.

We're told 23-year-old Lucas Smith of San Antonio was spotted at a rest area on Interstate 10.

The deputy says he found Smith highly intoxicated.

He stumbled on a big surprise when he searched the car and found $54,000 in cash and crystal meth.