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LAPD officers confiscate ‘meth burritos’ during a traffic stop

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The 14 tightly wrapped foil packages looked just like burritos when officers found them during a routine traffic stop in Angelino Heights, but on closer inspection it turned out to be methamphetamine, police said Sunday.

“14 ‘burritos’ and a gun off the streets thanks to #LAPD Rampart Officers,” LAPD announced on its Twitter feed. “But these aren’t your typical burritos…these were filled with meth!”

Officers found the meth burritos about 6:30 p.m. Saturday when they stopped a vehicle at Boston Street and Edgeware Road, according to ABC7. They weighed more than 25 pounds.

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Gang officers made an arrest, but details were not immediately available, said Police Capt. McNeill Gardner.

michael.finnegan@latimes.com


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