Two people arrested in Arizona in the largest meth bust
An enormous load of met was busted during a traffic stop Friday in Northwestern Arizona, according to the officials with the Arizona Department of Public Safety making it the largest bust in the agency’s history.
Department of Public Safety state that the bust happened on Friday, January 24. A State trooper stopped a vehicle with two people inside and after a subsequent search yielded 162.2kg of methamphetamine with estimate street value of $4.1 million.
HAPPENING NOW: @Arizona_DPS traffic stop on I-15 leads trooper to finding 362 pounds of methamphetamine.— Jennifer Martinez (@Jennifer_Fox10) January 27, 2020
Street value: $4.1 MIL - possibly heading to Chicago where it’s worth 2x more.
Largest drug bust in AZDPS history. More at 5pm. pic.twitter.com/vJ5JTCIZdR
Two people were arrested at the scene. 52-year-old Julie Jeannie Mason of Burlington, Iowa and 38-year-old Maurius Montez Mason of Peoria, Illinois. They were accused of possession of dangerous drug and transportation of a dangerous drug.
Both were booked into Mesquite, Nevada Police Detention.