Georgia police seize over 500 pounds of illegal drugs

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Massive drug bust in Georgia: Police serving arrest warrants seize more than 500 pounds of drugs

Georgia authorities say three people are behind bars, charged with trafficking, following the seizure of 2 gallons of liquid methamphetamine, as well as cocaine, heroin, Xanax pills, firearms and more.



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Massive drug bust in Georgia: Police serving arrest warrants seize more than 500 pounds of drugs

Georgia authorities say three people are behind bars, charged with trafficking, following the seizure of 2 gallons of liquid methamphetamine, as well as cocaine, heroin, Xanax pills, firearms and more.

Video above: Your Saturday headlines Georgia police seized more than 500 pounds of illegal drugs while serving a warrant this week. Chatham County is investigating an apparent murder-suicide. of heroin mixed with fentanyl5 oz. of cocaine mixed with fentanyl183 lbs. of marijuana900 Xanax pills2 gallons of liquid meth5 rifles4 handgunsA ‘large’ sum of moneyPolice say three suspects have been charged with traffic offenses related to the investigation.

Video above: Your Saturday headlines

Georgia police seized more than 500 pounds of illegal drugs while serving a warrant this week.

The Dekalb County Police Department said its narcotics/vice unit issued an arrest warrant near Dunwoody Crossing in Atlanta on March 15.

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The following items have been recovered:

  • 71 kg of crystal meth
  • 69 kg of powdered methamphetamine
  • 3.5 kg of cocaine
  • 1.6 kg of heroin mixed with fentanyl
  • 5 oz. cocaine mixed with fentanyl
  • 183 pounds. marijuana
  • 900 Xanax tablets
  • 2 gallons of liquid meth
  • 5 guns
  • 4 handguns
  • A lot of money

Police say three suspects have been charged with trafficking offenses related to the investigation.

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