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Deputies seize cocaine after pursuit ends in crash in Santa Fe Springs

An estimated 50 to 80 pounds of cocaine was confiscated Tuesday night after a suspect being pursued by deputies crashed his vehicle in Santa Fe Springs, authorities said.

The pursuit began in an area patrolled by the Sheriff's Department Century Station in Lynwood and ended in a traffic collision at Carmenita and Meyer roads, authorities said.

Sheriff's deputies were at the scene late Tuesday and had taken a suspect into custody.

No additional details were available.


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"50-80 pounds" eh? Well with that big a variation in estimate, I guess no one will miss a pound or two will they? Two pounds for me, two for my partner, one for the captain...


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