From Staff Reports
Recently enacted legislation authored by Texas State Sen. Craig Estes assisted in the arrest of 16 individuals involved in a methamphetamine production ring in Travis County.
Law enforcement officials confirmed that the June bust was made possible by evidence generated by Texas’ real-time, stop-sale technology known as the National Precursor Log Exchange.
NPLEx, which works much like a credit card transaction, allows retailers to automatically block unlawful attempted purchases of pseudoephedrine at the point of sale. Law enforcement officials can track purchase (and attempted purchase) activity instantaneously on their mobile phones and computers.
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