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$300,000+ Worth of Meth Found by Fort Stockton Police

More than $300,000 worth of crystal meth is off the streets after a drug bust in Fort Sockton.

FORT STOCKTON -- More than $300,000 worth of crystal meth is off the streets after a drug bust in Fort Sockton.

Here's the full press release from Fort Stockton Police:

DATE: January 25, 2014

TYPE OF INCIDENT:  Drug Seizure

SUMMARY/ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

At about 4:30 p.m. today, Officers from the Fort Stockton Police Department stopped a silver Ford F-250 on south Hwy. 385 in Fort Stockton.  The driver of this truck fled on foot during the search of his vehicle.  Upon inventory of this vehicle, officers found approximately seven (7) pounds of crystal methamphetamine concealed in seven sport drink bottles.

The street value of this illegal and dangerous drug is approximately $317,000.00.   Homeland Security Investigation (H.S.I.) from Alpine, Texas is assisting the Fort Stockton Police Department with this investigation.  The Fort Stockton Police Department is a member of the Big Bend Border Enforcement Task Force.  Drugs and vehicle were turned over to H.S.I. for further investigation.



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