San Jose Meth Bust One of Biggest in US History

The find carries an estimated street value of $34 million.

By Mike Anderson
|  Saturday, Mar 3, 2012  |  Updated 7:31 PM PDT
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SJ Meth Bust One of Biggest in US History

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The DEA also said it found a meth laboratory inside the home, where the drug was allegedly being converted into crystal or "ice" form.

A San Jose home was the scene of one of the largest methamphetamine busts in United States history Thursday, according to the DEA.

Three suspects were arrested on state drug violations after about 750 pounds of the drug was discovered in a home on the 4400 block of The Woods Drive. The find carries an estimated street value of $34 million.

Detectives from the Palo Alto Police Department were investigating a case of stolen Apple iPads Thursday. During a search of the San Jose home, they found a large amount of methamphetamine.

The DEA was called in and a state search warrant was issued.

During the search, they found what appeared to be a methamphetamine conversion laboratory, where the drug is transformed into crystal or "ice" form, according to the DEA.

Multiple items believed to be stolen from Palo Alto were also found at the home.

The investigation is ongoing and the names of the suspects have not been released.

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