Waterford Township police say they have destroyed $8 million worth of street drugs during controlled burns.

The drugs included marijuana, heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs that were seized during the past two years.

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Chief Daniel McCaw tells The Oakland Press of Pontiac the drugs were destroyed at an undisclosed southeast Michigan incinerator that reached upward of 2,000 degrees.

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The first batch took three full days to burn beginning in late September. The second load was destroyed Oct. 1.

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