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270 kilograms of meth seized in North Texas drug bust

Posted at 11:46 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 12:51:36-05

LEWISVILLE, TX — The Lewisville Police Department says they seized more than 270 kilograms of meth in the largest drug bust in the department's history.

According to police, they received a call on Feb. 23 around 3 p.m. to assist another agency with an anonymous tip about a suspicious tractor trailer located near a major highway.

The responding officer deployed his K-9 partner Stryker to conduct a free air sniff of the tractor trailer and the K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics.

Officer Robey assisted in the search, and officers located the methamphetamine in a hidden compartment.

The estimated street value of the seized narcotics is more than $1.2 million.