Police uncover wanted man smuggled in a car boot
POLICE stationed on the New South Wales border often find drugs and other contraband secreted in cars crossing into Queensland.
Rarely do they find a vehicle smuggling a person.
But this is what happened when Texas police intercepted a NSW woman on the Texas Inglewood Rd, on June 15.
Hiding in her car's boot was a 40-year-old man wanted on a return-to-prison warrant for a parole breach.
"They were Intercepted at the border crossing," Texas Sergeant Greg Finucane said.
"Police suspected there as something else in the vehicle, they did a search found the man.
"He was cooperative with police."
The man was transported to the Toowoomba watch house where he waits to be carted back to jail.
Police also found a small amount of methamphetamine.
The 33-year-old woman will appear in the Inglewood Magistrates Court on September 3, charged with drug possession.
She also received an infringement notice for having an unrestrained passenger.