Federal agents raid Pagedale flea market

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by Eric Lorenz / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 31 at 6:20 AM

7025 St Charles Rock Rd St Louis, MO 63133

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PAGEDALE, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Federal agents raided a Pagedale, Missouri flea market Friday, reportedly looking for counterfeit goods.

Agents removed boxes and other items from the back of a U-Haul truck near the Frison Flea Market at 7025 St. Charles Rock Road.

Numerous federal vehicles including a large tactical Homeland Security truck were at the scene. Agents went in and out of the Frison market building carrying boxes suspected to be filled with counterfeit items.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement public affairs officer Shawn Neudauer released this statement regarding the raid:

“U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in coordination with special agents from the FBI and officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and with the assistance of officers from St. Louis County are conducting law enforcement operations today at various locations in St. Louis. As this is an on-going investigation no further information is available at this time.”

A 49-year-old St. Louis County woman was arrested in relation to this raid.  Read more here.

We are currently working to gather more information and will provide updates here on KMOV.com.

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