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Meth, cocaine and $710K in cash seized in West St. Paul

The huge haul was uncovered by the Dakota County Drug Task Force.
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A raid on a property in West St. Paul turned up a huge haul of drugs and cash, potentially worth millions of dollars.

The Dakota County Drug Force, with the help of K-9 officer Crystal, found the drugs and cash after executing a search warrant, West St. Paul Police Department announced on Thursday.

Seized in the raid was 45lbs of meth, 15.5 kilos of cocaine and more than $710,000 in cash.

Street values for the drugs haven't been released, but a separate raid in New Ulm this month saw 7 lbs of meth valued at approximately $250,000, meaning the amount discovered in West. St. Paul could be worth seven figures.

Cocaine meanwhile goes for between $25,000-$34,000 per kilo in Minnesota, according to Narcotics News, potentially putting its value at up to half a million dollars.

West St. Paul PD says the cash seized will be split among various agencies at the federal, state, county and local level.

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