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90 lbs of Meth Found During Traffic Stop

Associated Press - April 29, 2015 6:28 am

The Kansas Highway Patrol has discovered more than 90 pounds of methamphetamine during a routine traffic stop.

The discovery was made Tuesday after a trooper pulled over a vehicle. According to a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department, the methamphetamine is believed to have a street value of $2 million to $3 million, and to have originated in Mexico. Its destination was not known.

The spokesman said officers, including the narcotics unit that was called for assistance, found 15 packages of methamphetamine inside a large wooden crate.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody and is being questioned.

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Associated Press Information from: The Kansas City Star

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