Huge drug bust in Juniata

January 17, 2009 3:48:09 AM PST
Narcotics officers chose a frigid night to make a big drug bust. It happened Philadelphia's Juniata section around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

There, narcotics officials say they intercepted a rental truck where the occupants were heading for a residence along Malta Street.

Police served a warrant on the premises and found 68 kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of $6.8 million.

Three people were arrested.

Police say they also confiscated an unspecified number of guns and money.

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