Major drug bust in Imperial

Major drug bust in Imperial

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By: Elia Juarez

Imperial, California -- Police in the city of Imperial discover a car carrying more than $6 million worth of heroin and cocaine Thursday morning.

According to Chief Miguel Colon an unidentified officer stopped a car with a bad tail light near the intersection of Rodeo Drive and Chisholm Trail.

When the officer approached the vehicle he noticed a strong chemical smell coming from inside.

With the help of the Imperial County Narcotics Task Force, the officer found about 10 pounds of heroin and nearly 800 pounds of cocaine in the car.