State Police make large drug seizure in St. Lawrence County

State Police make large drug seizure in St. Lawrence County
State Police seized 100 kilograms of cocaine, worth millions of dollars, in St. Lawrence County. (Source: WWNY)

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWNY) - State Police seized 100 kilograms of cocaine, worth millions of dollars, in St. Lawrence County on Saturday.

Troopers said the drugs were found in a courier delivery vehicle during an inspection at a commercial vehicle checkpoint.

Police would not disclose where the checkpoint was located due to safety concerns.

They did say the cocaine was concealed within the shipment in the vehicle.

State police said the street value of the cocaine is $3 million, while another police source said it’s about $7 million.

As State Police continue their investigation, they’re being assisted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police, and local and federal law enforcement agencies assigned to the local DEA Drug Task Force.

If you have information, you’re asked to contact the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations at 518-873-2750.

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