Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics finds liquid meth in windshield wiper compartment

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CANADIAN COUNTY,Okla.- The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics seizes 11 pounds of liquid meth.

Two Oklahoma City men are arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Narcotics officers say they've never seen this kind of meth before, much less the place where it was hidden.

Agents always try to stay one step ahead of the traffickers, and this time the drugs almost got past them, until they noticed something odd under the hood, on the edge of the windshield wiper compartment.

Interstate forty in Oklahoma sits on drug corridor F.

Drivers never knowing if a drug mule is transporting right next to you.

"We've seen them haul out gas tanks, false batteries, false tires and spare tires," Mark Woodward, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics public information officer says.

But this week, OBN agents discovered a new way traffickers are transporting drugs.

"They happened to make a traffic stop Monday, on a couple of individuals that were heading eastbound on I-40 over in Canadian County," Woodward says.

Inside the car sat 21-year-old Jose Luis Gonzalez and 23-year-old Oscar Zarate-Martinez, both from Oklahoma City.

"During the stop they noticed they were acting suspicious, and they searched the vehicle and ran the dog around it, didn't find anything initially," Woodward said.

Nothing, but with a gut feeling, agents searched again they noticed tiny crystals under the hood.

"If you saw some crystallization or corrosion on a battery, that's one thing, but on the top of windshield wiper compartment, that was kind of unusual, so they ran a test on that crystal and it immediately hit of methamphetamine," Woodward says.

A red flag for OBN agents.

"So they tested the liquid that was down inside the windshield wiper fluid compartment and it also immediately hit for liquid methamphetamine," Woodward said.

A total of 11 pounds of blue liquid meth.

"Some of it that got on the ground immediately started to crystallize once it got into the oxygen and the heat of the day into the sun. It was a pretty ingenious way to try to do it," Woodward says.

To give you an idea of the street value, just one pound of it crystallized will cost you about $25, 000 dollars, they had eleven in liquid form.

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