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Police: 126 pounds of meth found in truck hauling Starbucks products in Lewis County

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LEWIS COUNTY, Wash. -

UPDATE: KHQ spoke with local agencies about how important it is to get drugs off the streets. The Grant County Sheriff's Office says it's important to reach out to law enforcement agencies if you think there's drug activity that way they can look into it. 


On Thursday, Centralia police said they found 126 pounds of methamphetamine in a truck hauling Starbucks products between California and Spokane. 

Police said the truck was stopped and suspicious activity led to the request of help from a narcotics K-9.

Officers searched the truck's interior and found 40 bundles of meth inside a television box inside the truck. 

Under a mattress, police said they found another 50 bundles of meth, 2.4 pounds of suspected heroin, several thousand Oxycodone pills and a few grams of cocaine. 

Police said the driver of the truck, identified by a Mexico driver’s license as 22-year-old Carlos Alejandro Luna-Rodriguez, and his passenger, 62-year-old Bernardo Olivas-Leyva from California, were booked into the Lewis County Jail.

Police said none of the food product in the trailer was exposed or compromised, so the owners made arrangements to retrieve the load, which was transferred to another truck and continued on its route.

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