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Detectives Seize Box Full of Cash, Crack In Narcotics Investigation

A team of SPD officers, Narcotics detectives and DEA agents arrested two men and seized a box filled with cash and drugs Tuesday at a Mountlake Terrace home.

After making several buys from a suspected dealer, police served a warrant at a rental home in the 5600 block of 224th St SW just before 2 pm yesterday and found a lock box stashed behind an armoire in one suspect’s bedroom.DSC_0014


In the box and the room, detectives found $17,000 in cash, 114 grams of crack cocaine and 2 grams of heroin. Police also found found 11 grams of cocaine, 29 grams of meth and 44 grams of heroin in one suspect’s car.

Officers booked one of the suspects into the King County Jail for warrants and the other into the Snohomish Conuty Jail for narcotics violations.