More than 80 pounds of meth discovered in trailer outside local home

Three people arrested
Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 9:33 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 1, 2020 at 11:03 AM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) – The Waco, Texas Anti-Gang unit seized more than 80 pounds of methamphetamine from a trailer outside a home after executing a search warrant at around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Proctor Avenue.

Three people were arrested, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said Thursday.

Their names weren’t immediately released.

Officers also recovered a stolen motorcycle.

As a result of the investigation, officers pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 35 north of Waco and seized another three pounds of methamphetamine and recovered a stolen firearm.

Authorities were at the home into the evening hours Wednesday.

Police said they were processing evidence and would be there all night and into the morning.

The investigation is ongoing, Howard said.

The Waco, Texas Anti-Gang or TAG unit, which is comprised of personnel from the Waco Police Department, the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office, the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office, the DPS and the U.S. Marshals Service, is funded by the Texas Governor’s Office and was created “to integrate intelligence information, as well as investigative and prosecution resources, to combat organized criminal gangs in the Waco and central Texas area," Howard said.

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