Posted at: 10/15/2013 12:59 PM

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Iowa Drug Task Force Seizes Large Amount of Meth

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - A joint drug task force in Iowa says it has seized more than 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth more than $1 million.

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force conducts investigations in Black Hawk and Bremer counties. The drug seizures account for cases so far in October.

The Des Moines Register says (http://dmreg.co/17rmomZ ) the task force seized more than 26 pounds of methamphetamine in the past three months. Its street value is more than $1.8 million.

Authorities have also arrested seven people in October on charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force formed in 1991.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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10/15/2013 12:39:29 PM (GMT -5:00)