Logan Police help bust synthetic drug operation in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a bust at a warehouse just off the Las Vegas Strip turned up enough raw materials to make $20 million to $30 million of synthetic drugs.Las Vegas police say a SWAT team raided the drug lab on Highland Drive a little after 4:30 p.m. Monday. They found hundreds of pounds of chemicals and a large amount of the finished products known as “spice” and “bath salts.”The investigation began when the Utah state attorney general and police in Logan, Utah, tipped off Nevada authorities about shipments of the drugs that originated in Las Vegas.Utah authorities arrested two people Monday in connection with the bust. Las Vegas police say they are seeking a third person for questioning.The synthetic narcotics were banned in Nevada this year.

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