About $10 million in illegal drugs seized in Dallas


The Duncanville Police Department said its narcotics team was investigating the scene after receiving a tip.

DALLAS — Authorities in Duncanville seized approximately $10 million worth of illegal drugs in Dallas on Thursday and two people will face federal charges, police said.

Duncanville Police said their narcotics team investigated the location in the 5500 block of South Cockrell Hill Road in Dallas after the department received a tip.

Police say the narcotics team, a SWAT team and the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at the scene around 11:20 a.m. Thursday. According to the police, four adults and a minor were arrested.

Police said two of the detainees will face federal drug charges and the other three were not involved in the illegal activity. The department did not specify which of the detainees were arrested.

Authorities found “several black plastic pallets commonly used to conceal meth” and “drums of liquid meth that were being processed for crystallization,” police said.

According to Duncanville police, approximately 250 kilograms of methamphetamine, 30 pounds of marijuana, three firearms and a stolen vehicle were seized from the scene. Police believe the illegal drugs have a street value of around $10 million.

The US Drug Enforcement Agency’s Dallas office was also called in to help with the investigation.

Other details, such as the identities of those arrested and the charges against them, were not immediately released.


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