Norman, Okla. – Officers assigned to the 21st Judicial District Attorney Drug and Violent Crime Task Force conducted an investigation Monday morning on a semi-truck parked at a hotel in the 100 block of 26th Avenue SW.
The truck driver and his passenger are both in custody after police found more than 1,200 pounds of liquid methamphetamine in the fuel tank of the semi-truck.
The two men involved in the operation are identified as 36-year-old Enrique Lara of Chicago, Illinois, and his passenger, 21-year-old Jasmine Morales of McAllen, Texas, were arrested on a complaint of aggravated trafficking and booked into the Cleveland County detention center.
According to Norman Police, the street value of the meth is estimated to be at $4.4 million which makes this one of the largest meth busts to ever occur in Oklahoma.
The incident remains under investigation.