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05/27/10 — Duplin deputies find $1 million of meth in saddles

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Duplin deputies find $1 million of meth in saddles

By Nelson Bland
Published in News on May 27, 2010 1:46 PM

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Surrounded by horse saddles and an estimated $1 million worth of methamphetamine in plastic bags, Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace, second from left, talks to the press Wednesday about the seizure of the drugs, which he said is the largest haul of meth in eastern North Carolina and possibly the state. The drug was concealed in 14 saddles. Also shown, from left: Beulaville Police Chief Joey Carter and state probation and parole officers Louis Adams and Linda Grady.

BEULAVILLE -- One of the largest, if not the largest, seizures of methamphetamine in the state has been made in Duplin County, Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace announced at a news conference Wednesday. Wallace said 17 pounds of methamphetamine...

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