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.

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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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