MONETT, Mo. (AP) - A large shipment of methamphetamine discovered in Oklahoma has led to the arrest of six people in southwest Missouri, including two who are facing federal charges.
The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/1gUEWTW) reports Canadian County, Okla., sheriff's deputies found 15 bundles of meth in a hidden compartment in a Ford Explorer loaded at the back a vehicle hauler Oct. 11. Investigators removed most of the drugs, took the hauler and driver to Joplin to install a tracking device in the vehicle, then sent the driver to make the scheduled delivery in Monett, Mo.
A man in Monett paid the driver $800 for the keys to the Explorer. Federal agents tracked the SUV to a home where they later served a search warrant and made the arrests.
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