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Tennessee Law Enforcement Seize 54 Pounds of Crystal Meth

Courtesy of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

Police in Tennessee have seized 54 pounds of crystal meth in Clarksville worth nearly $2 million and two Hopkinsville, Kentucky, men are in custody.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said in a release their K-9 Unit and the 19th Judicial District Task Force seized on Wednesday the drugs along with $7,000 in cash.

According to the office, agents developed with information from the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force probable cause for a search warrant in the North Clarksville area. The drugs were found in wrapped in individual packages and tested positive for methamphetamine.

According to, one gram of crystal meth is $80. Police estimate the approximate total street value of the seized drugs is $2 million.

Kentucky law enforcement took 45-year-old James Castile and 46-year-old Stan Crunk of Hopkinsville into custody. They face numerous drug charges.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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