25 kilos of cocaine, over 1000 pounds of marijuana, and $150,000 seizedPosted on February 13, 2008
Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers working with the D.E.A.
stopped a motor home on Interstate 10, near Benson. A
subsequent search yielded 18 kilograms of cocaine in a hidden
compartment. A related investigation on a residence on the
southwest side of Tucson revealed 1,481 pounds of marijuana,
thirteen AK-47s, two semiautomatic handguns, along with thousands
of rounds of ammunition. A vehicle was also stopped leaving
another residence and 7 more kilograms of cocaine, another AK-47
and approximately $150,000 in cash were seized. A total of 7
people were arrested in this investigation.
Source: Arizona Department of Public Safety