Big meth bust in Tangipahoa Parish

POSTED: Monday, September 21, 2009 - 10:02am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm

State troopers made a big drug bust this weekend.

Troopers say they found 172 pounds of crystal meth in Heriberto Saenz's car.

It has a street value of more than $4.2 million. He was pulled over for a traffic violation in tangipaho parish.

Authorities searched the vehicle after inconsistencies in his story. The drugs were found in an external fuel tank.