A Tyler, TX man is now behind bars in Caddo Parish after Sheriff's deputies found him in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine.

25-year-old Juan Olvera was arrested on October 19 after an investigation into suspected drug activity. Agents conducted surveillance of a location in the 100 block of Herndon Street in Shreveport where they observed a black Chevy truck and its driver engaging in suspicious behavior. A search of the vehicle turned up 16 ounces of meth/ice hidden in a compartment inside the truck. The value of the seized drugs is estimated at $53,760.

The driver, Olvera, was arrested and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

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