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

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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)

AlertMe