Cocaine, Meth Among Hundreds of Pounds of Drugs Seized in Vigo Co.

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Cocaine, Meth Among Hundreds of Pounds of Drugs Seized in Vigo Co.

Indiana State Police say the drugs have a street value of around $5.65 million.

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. -- Hundreds of pounds of drugs were seized by Indiana State Police at a weigh station in Vigo County Tuesday.

In all the drugs included 200 pounds of cocaine and 65 pounds of methamphetamine.

The semi when on its way to Ohio from California when it stopped at the weigh station along I-70 near the Indiana-Illinois state line.

Troopers were doing a routine check of the rig when they became suspicious and eventually discovered the drugs.

The driver was arrested and Master Trooper Matt Ames said the drugs have a street value of $5.65 million.

(PHOTO: karnchana_thammalee/Thinkstock)

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