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Bad parking job leads to historic drug bust in Jalisco

Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco — A drug bust in the state of Jalisco, which derived from a poorly parked truck, has a potential street value of more than 600 million peso.

The Attorney General’s Office reports the seizure of 47 kilos of methamphetamine, noting the seizure could reach a street value of 600 million peso. The office says that the bust was made by members of the Federal Police when noticing a badly parked vehicle.

Police were driving on a dirt road that leads from the town of San Isidro Mazatepec to the community of Santa Cruz de la Loma in the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zúñiga when, they say, they saw a white truck which was oddly parked.

Upon inspection, they notice the driver had left the engine of the vehicle running, however, no one was around. Police continue to inspect the vehicle, which is when they discovered three suitcases in the cabin containing approximately 47 kilos of methamphetamine or crystal.