Arizona Department of Public Safety seizes nearly $4 million in meth near Gila Bend
Largest meth seizure in recent history by DPS
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 -
On Friday, May 6, 2011, a DPS officer stopped a Ford F-150 on State Route 85 near
“This drug seizure is exemplary of the cooperation that exists between DPS and our federal partners in U.S. Customs and Border Protection along the southern border region,” said Robert Halliday, director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. “It’s important to note the significance of this seizure. Typically in a calendar year DPS will seize less than 200 pounds of methamphetamine. It’s vital to get this dangerous drug off the streets and out of our communities”
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The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.