GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A Gaston County K-9 unit uncovered more than $4 million in drugs this week.
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The unit teamed up with a partner agency for an ongoing drug investigation.
Officials said a suspected vehicle had ties to drug trafficking in Gaston and Mecklenburg counties. During the search, the officer’s K-9 picked up the scent of drugs.
A subsequent search resulted in the seizure of more than 26 pounds of cocaine and 53 pounds of fentanyl, with a street value of approximately $4.1 million.
This is an ongoing investigation, and police said no charges in the case just yet.