APD K9 unit discovers large amount of narcotics in hotel room

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Over 30 kilos of narcotics found by K9 unit

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin police K9 unit discovered over 30 kilos of narcotics inside a hotel room in Kyle Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Police were tipped off by a car parked at a Hampton Inn in Kyle. The car was believed to be used for drug smuggling.

APD Criminal Interdiction officers connected the car to a room in the hotel. Officers searched the room with K9 unit Alamo and found speakers containing 24.5 kilos of meth and 6 kilos of heroin.

The driver was not found. Officers are still investigating the case.

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