07/17/2012

Pa. officer, K-9 make $11.7 million drug seizure

Heroin, 'very pure crystal meth' found in sleeping compartment of 18-wheeler after officer noticed suspicious activity

By Bill Reed
Philadelphia Inquirer

BENSALEM TWP., Pa. — A Bensalem Township police officer on routine patrol Sunday with his K-9 dog made one of Bucks County's biggest drug busts, seizing heroin and methamphetamine worth $11.7 million.

The 15 kilos of heroin and 20 pounds of "very pure crystal methamphetamine" were earmarked "for the Delaware Valley," township Public Safety Director Fred Harran said at a news conference Monday.

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