East Central Drug Task Force releases details on its drug seizures

3 years 4 months 1 week ago Friday, January 16 2015 Jan 16, 2015 Friday, January 16, 2015 1:59:00 PM CST January 16, 2015 in News
By: Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The East Central Drug Task Force released details Friday of how many drugs it seized in the past quarter.

From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, the task force seized:

  • 90.99 kilograms of marijuana
  • 1.77 kilograms of synthetic drugs (cathinones/cannabinoids) 
  • 465.25 grams of methamphetamine
  • 44.5 grams of heroin
  • 9.5 grams of cocaine
  • 2.88 grams of pseudoephedrine
  • 1582 units of prescription drugs/pills

The task force serves the counties of Audrain, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery, Pike and Warren.

Law enforcement agencies include the Audrain, Cooper, Howard, Montgomery, Pike, and Warren County Sherriff's Offices, the Bowling Green, Fayette, High Hill, Mexico Public Safety, Montgomery City, New Florence, New Franklin, Warrenton, and Vandalia Police Departments.

The East Central Drug Task Force is coordinated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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