600 Pounds Of Meth Lollipops Seized In Texas

Police believe the candy was intended to be distributed and sold to young people.

 

By Gina Tron

An estimated 600 pounds of methamphetamine-laced lollipops were confiscated in Texas.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office posted that they had the enormous narcotic seizure early Tuesday morning: 600 pounds of meth pops with an approximate street value of close to $1,000,000.

The homemade pops were melted into various shapes -- including Star Wars figures. They were discovered in a Houston home after a neighbor called police to report that the house was being burglarized. When police arrived on scene they discovered a male and female removing the lollipops from the home.

"They had so many narcotics in their vehicle they couldn't close the back hatch of their car," Lt. Ruben Diaz said during a press conference Tuesday.

Police believe the candy was intended to be distributed and sold to young people.

Residents were urged to be on alert and to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000 to report any suspicious activity.

[Harris County Sheriff’s Office]

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