Prosecutors: 5 arrested for smuggling thousands of pounds of candles containing meth in New Jersey

Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:42PM
Ken Rosato has more on the group busted for hiding drugs in wax candles.

NEW JERSEY - A huge drug bust at a New Jersey warehouse uncovered a new way of hiding methamphetamine.

Prosecutors say the NYPD and DEA have arrested five people who were trying to smuggle more than 1,300 pounds of wax candles containing the drug.

The suspects all face drug charges that could land them in prison for ten years to life.
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