3 suspects arrested in H-E-B parking lot with 604 grams of meth, police say

Police estimate street value of seized drugs to be $60,000

Meth seized in Karnes County drug bust.
Meth seized in Karnes County drug bust. (Karnes County Sheriff's Office)

KENEDY, Texas – Three suspects were arrested Wednesday in an H-E-B parking lot in Kenedy after an investigation led to the seizure of 604 grams of crystal meth, according to Karnes County Sheriff’s Office.

A joint investigation by the sheriff’s office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives into the distribution of meth in Karnes County led to the arrests.

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The three suspects, whose identity has not been released due to an ongoing investigation, were taken to Karnes County Jail and charged with the manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, according to a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

The suspects were taken into federal custody at a U.S. Marshal’s detention facility for detention and arraignment, the post said.

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Sheriff’s deputies estimate the street value of the drugs to be around $60,000.

On Wednesday 11/20/19, Investigators with the Karnes County Sheriff's Office conducted a joint investigation with...

Posted by Karnes County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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