LA Cops Make Huge Drug Bust: $100M of PCP

Raid nets 130 gallons, $400K in cash, and two suspects
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2012 6:34 AM CST
LA Cops Make Huge Drug Bust: $100M of PCP
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They'd been tipped off by the DEA, but Los Angeles cops weren't expecting the drug bust to be this big: Police seized $100 million worth of PCP in various locations, reports the Los Angeles Times. That translates to 130 gallons, an amount "I can't even get my head around," said one expert. Police also picked up nearly $400,000 in cash and enough chemicals to make another 500 gallons. Two suspects were arrested at a local UPS store, their apparent shipping method of choice to destinations around the country. (Read more PCP stories.)

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