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Federal authorities seize $4 million in drugs in New Mexico

August 31, 2019 GMT

LAGUNA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials say officers seized 85 pounds of drugs on a road that runs through a reservation in New Mexico.

Interior Department officials said Thursday that the bust happened within the boundaries of the Laguna Indian Reservation west of Albuquerque.

The drugs purportedly had a street value of more than $4 million.

Drugs seized included 82.8 pounds of methamphetamines, 2.4 pounds of heroin and 2,000 cigarette cartridges with a THC, the psychoactive element in marijuana.

The Interior Department’s statement did not identify the person arrested in the bust.