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Mission Police seize more than $6 million in cocaine

By SmokeTwibz, Jul 1, 2012 | Updated: Oct 10, 2012 | |
  1. SmokeTwibz

    MISSION - An anonymous tip led police investigators to seize more than 300 pounds of cocaine hidden in a home. the drugs have an approximate street value of more than $6 million.

    The seizure occurred about 7:30 p.m. Friday after a surveillance operation, said police spokesman Corp. Manuel Casas.

    The Mission Crime Stoppers tip line had received information about narcotics being stored at a house in the 100 block of San Jacinto Street, Casas said.

    Narcotics investigators set up a surveillance operation and after some time, pulled over a vehicle that was leaving the home.

    "We made contact with the driver, went back to the residence and got consent to search the area," the spokesman said.

    Inside the restroom authorities found 114 bundles of cocaine weighing approximately 1.2 kilos or 2.6 pounds each, Casas said.

    The street value of the seizure is $6,019,000.

    June 30, 2012 3:42 AM
    Ildefonso Ortiz

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