Detectives seize 38 pounds of meth, 10 pounds of heroin, guns and cash

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Detectives recently seized illegals drugs with a street value of more than $8 million, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

“The Metro Vice Narcotics and Intelligence Unit have been working to break down a drug trafficking organization distributing illicit narcotics in the Denver and Colorado Springs areas,” the sheriff’s office stated.

Detectives conducted several operations and seized 10.78 pounds of heroin with a street value of about $2.4 million.

(Photo: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office)

They also seized 38.35 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of about $6.3 million.

(Photo: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office)

Additionally, officials confiscated several firearms and $24,000 in cash.

(Photo: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office)