Waynesville officers seize $10 million in drugs

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 | 9:08 a.m. CST; updated 9:53 a.m. CST, Wednesday, February 17, 2010

WAYNESVILLE — Waynesville police said a security check at a closed business led to the seizure of more than $10 million in cocaine and methamphetamine.

Waynesville Police Lt. Gary Brankel said police received a call Tuesday night reporting suspicious activity at the closed Whitmore Farms west of Waynesville.

An officer doing a security check saw several vehicles at the site. Police say a subsequent search led to the seizure of 89 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $4.1 million and 99.6 pounds of cocaine valued at $6.1 million.

Brankel said the suspects fled the scene and no one was arrested.


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