More than 30 arrested in St. Louis drug bust

More than 30 people were arrested in a massive meth bust this week in St. Louis, Missouri.

More than $3 million in drugs and weapons were seized from the alleged operation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) needed several tables to display everything at a news conference.

The DEA said small meth labs in Missouri have decreased dramatically, thanks to restrictions on decongestants like Sudafed. However, the DEA said drug traffickers in Mexico are making meth in “superlabs” and smuggling it to Missouri for distribution.

The DEA said the meth arrived monthly and the network also smuggled cash to California. Through the investigation, the DEA said they seized 190 pounds of meth, a kilogram of heroin, 16 weapons and more than $1 million.

Investigators are now focusing on how the drugs got into the United States from Mexico.

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