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GREENVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Greenville had to call in the Drug Enforcement Administration after finding more than $1 million worth of methamphetamines during a traffic stop.

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It happened on east bound Interstate 30 near the 100 mile marker. Officers discovered several packages of methamphetamines concealed in a compartment.

The driver, Cesar Baltazar of Mexico, was arrested and released into federal custody. The drugs weighed more than 70 pounds with a street value of several millions of dollars.

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Working together, the DEA and Greenville Police Officers arrested three people in connection to the crime along with seizures of cash, firearms, and additional methamphetamines.

The investigation is on-going.

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