In what one official called “a game-changer,” about $2 million
in heroin as well as methamphetamine and cash was found in Gwinnett County,
authorities said Friday.
A traffic ATLANTA - Two undocumented men from Mexico now face federal charges after what agents are calling one of the largest drug busts in Georgia history.
Channel 2’s Aaron Diamant was at the federal courthouse in downtown Atlanta when agents showed off some of the drugs, money and guns seized.
More than 25 kilos of heroin worth up to $2 million wholesale, plus methamphetamine, hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and an AK-47.
It was all brought in after a traffic stop by Georgia State Patrol earlier this week in Gwinnett County. A K-9 unit from Lilburn found drugs in the car, which led them to a stash house in Lawrenceville. Two undocumented men from Mexico now face charges.
DEA Atlanta’s special agent in charge called the big bust a game changer.