Tennessee Law Enforcement Seize 54 Pounds of Crystal Meth

Jun 20, 2018

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 crystalmethaddiction.org, 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.