POSTED: Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 1:03pm
UPDATED: Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 1:05pm
MONTANA VISTA — El Paso County Sheriff's deputies happened upon a large meth stash while on patrol Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.
Deputies were driving eastbound on the 13800 block on Montana Ave. when they spotted a blue Lincoln Town car parked off the side of the road, it stated.
After trying to contact the car's owner with no results, a drug-sniffing dog was called out to the scene.
The dog positively identified drugs in the car, and deputies found 11 Kilos of meth in a compartment.
The meth has a street value of more than $300,000.
The investigation continues.