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The Maricopa County Drug Suppression Task Force go through a house that police said contained a methamphetamine "wash lab" Thursday night. (Source: CBS 5 News) The Maricopa County Drug Suppression Task Force go through a house that police said contained a methamphetamine "wash lab" Thursday night. (Source: CBS 5 News)
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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Phoenix police arrested two men after a traffic stop led them to a methamphetamine "wash lab" late Thursday morning.

Angel Miguel Angulo-Garcia and Manuel Gerardo Trazon-Dominguez were stopped near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road by officers about 11:30 a.m. and the investigation led them to a house in the area that contained the lab.

A "wash lab" is where methamphetamine is mixed with solvents and filtered to remove some of the contaminants to give the drug the appearance of glass or ice shards, Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said.

The Maricopa County Drug Suppression Task Force was called in and they seized 24 pounds of methamphetamine, 1.9 pounds of heroin, 2 grams of cocaine, 5 grams of marijuana, $5,500 in cash, a .45-caliber handgun and three vehicles.

Angulo-Garcia, 35, and Trazon-Dominguez, 28, were both booked into the Maricopa County Jail on charges of possession of dangerous drugs for sale (meth), possession of narcotic drugs for sale (heroin), and possession of chemicals and equipment to manufacture dangerous drugs.

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