Estimated $1.6 million in meth seized from Stone Mountain home, DEA says

The DEA seized more than 600 pounds of meth and $100,000 in cash from a home in Stone Mountain Tuesday night.

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Channel 2′s Tom Regan was at the federal building in downtown Atlanta, where the DEA says Atlanta is now a major trafficking hub.

Meth is still a huge moneymaker for the cartels because it is extremely cheap to produce and because it is so addictive, customers keep coming back.


The meth seized last night was worth an estimated $1.6 million.

Officials with the DEA said cartels are attracted to Atlanta because it is a prime location to convert and distribute meth and other drugs. The cartels rent homes in suburban areas where they process the drugs and then send them out to street dealers.

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