unusuallyt pure ice / methamphetamine
UNUSUAL APPEARING ICE METHAMPHETAMINE &#8232;IN PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA The DEA Western Laboratory (San Francisco, California) recently received a seizure of 20 plastic bags, each containing very large, white crystals, suspected “Ice” methamphetamine (see Photo 7). The exhibits were seized in Pittsburg, California by DEA and ATF agents as a result of a buy/bust operation. Unusually, the crystals (total net mass 9.023 kilograms) averaged about 3 inches long. Analysis by Marquis, FTIR, and GC/FID confirmed 96 percent d-methamphetamine hydrochloride. This is the first such submission to the DEA Western Laboratory.