Nine pounds of meth seized in Franklin County

2 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Friday, September 26 2014 Sep 26, 2014 Friday, September 26, 2014 3:18:09 PM CDT September 26, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Drug investigators in eastern Missouri are reporting the seizure of nearly nine pounds of crystal methamphetamine from a Texas trucker.

The Washington Missourian reports that the drugs were found Friday morning after a truck driver from Brownsville, Texas, completed a delivery to a business in Union. Local and federal narcotics agents arrested the man but did not immediately release his name.

Detective Sgt. Jason Grellner of the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit said the drugs had a street value of nearly $500,000.

 

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