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90 pounds of drugs seized at Chicago O'Hare

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Posted at 8:08 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 21:09:55-04

CHICAGO — Police at Chicago's O'Hare airport had a busy first few weeks of June.

During a 7-day inspection period, authorities found ore than 40 pounds of ketamine. They also seized more than 55 pounds of methamphetamine.

The drugs were wrapped in bags that were tucked inside blankets or bottles of hair gel.

Six packages were taken estimating at a street value of $90,000. They all came from France.