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Over $5 million worth of ecstasy found in vehicle pulled over for speeding

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- Washington State troopers seized 20 pounds of ecstasy after pulling a Cadillac over for speeding, on Interstate 82 in Yakima Wednesday.

Troopers found marijuana and cocaine, along with the ecstasy hidden inside a suitcase.

The estimated street value of the pills seized were worth about $5.5 million.

Troopers also found one kilo of methamphentamine and $15,000 in cash.

27-year-old Elpidia Vargas and 20-year-old Jesus Florencia-Torres from Grandview were booked into the Yakima County jail.

Both face possession of controlled substances and intent to deliver charges.

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