Two arrested after police find $70,000 worth of meth

Two arrested after police find $70,000 worth of meth

GOSNELL, AR (KAIT) - An alert postal inspector, as well as an alert K-9, made the difference Monday after two people were arrested on suspicion of drug charges.

According to Gosnell Assistant Police Chief Andrew Ryles, a United States Postal Service inspector noticed that a package sent to Gosnell looked suspicious.

The inspector called Gosnell police, who in turn, called the Second Judicial District Drug Task Force. Ryles said the K-9 from the Blytheville Police Department alerted on the package, which had about 1.5 pounds of meth inside.

Ryles said the two people were arrested around 2:30 p.m. in the 200-block of Airbase Highway near Sonic. The two people, whose names have not been released, are being held in the Mississippi County jail awaiting a bond hearing Tuesday.

The meth had a street value of $70,000, Ryles said.

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