Gastonia police seized 20 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and arrested two men and a woman during a routine traffic stop Thursday.
Police arrested and charged Ignacio Morales-Leon, 48, Eduardo Ramirez-Cerriteño, 26, and Enma Nunez-Vasquez, 37, all of Gastonia, on two counts each of trafficking in methamphetamine.
Each was in the Gaston County Jail Friday on $1.5 million bail.
The cost of 1 pound of crystal meth ranges from $10,000 to $30,000, according to the National Drug Intelligence Center.
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Gaston County police helped with the arrests.