U.S. Attorney Indicts 4 in Connection to What Is Believed to Be Largest Single Meth Seizure in State History

October 16, 2018 05:06 PM

The video above is from a Sept. 14 report. 

The four men arrested in what is believed to be the single largest meth seizure in Minnesota history have been indicted on federal charges, according to a spokesman with the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.


The spokesman said the attorney's office dropped charges against Fernando Ramos-Meza, Peter Martin, Javier Lopez and Juan Daniel Valdez Mendoza so the U.S. Attorney's Office could take over the case. 

According to authorities, agents from the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force seized 170.98 pounds of methamphetamine in Minneapolis on Sept. 11.

The seizure was part of an ongoing trafficking investigation that began in January, originating in the task force's jurisdiction.

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