DEA Seizes $6 Million of Mexican Meth

The DEA announced yesterday that it seized 351 pounds of Mexican meth worth an estimated $6 million in the metro Atlanta area the AJC reports. DEA Agent in charge, Rodney Benson, standing behind the seized meth said that this seizure ranks among the largest in the eastern U.S.

Four men, all Mexican natives, were arrested in Duluth, Georgia at the time of the seizures. Each defendant is being held without bond.

Benson described the seized meth as the work of Mexican cartels using Atlanta as an east coast distribution center. Benson said that the government will attempt “to link this organization to the larger organization responsible for bringing this to the metro Atlanta area."