Georgia man charged with possessing 24 pounds of crystal meth

From staff reportsJanuary 14, 2014 

— A Georgia man was charged Tuesday with possessing 24 pounds, or about 11,000 grams, of methamphetamine, or crystal meth.

According to arrest warrants, Jose Alex Cambron, 18, hid 10 bags of the drug in the space under his pickup truck where a spare tire normally would be kept. Cambron was arrested on the eastbound side of U.S. 264, on the eastern edge of Raleigh, an arrest report states.

Cambron, of Covington, Ga., is charged by Wake County deputies with maintaining a vehicle for the keeping and selling of controlled substances, and two counts of trafficking in methamphetamine.

Cambron is unemployed, according to an arrest report. He was being held Tuesday at the Wake County Detention Center in lieu of $1 million bail.

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