PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – A CHP officer, along with the help of a K9, seized about 20 pounds of meth during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
A CHP – Valley Division officer was on I-80 near Newcastle Road when they spotted a vehicle going over the speed limit. The officer then pulled over the speeding vehicle that was driven by a female driver and had two passengers inside, according to a statement from the CHP.READ MORE: Fire Burns Multiple Structures In Rio Linda
The officer said they spotted some signs of criminal activity and had their K9 search the vehicle. The K9 allegedly gave the indication that it had discovered narcotics.READ MORE: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
A search of the vehicle by the officer turned up about 20 pounds of methamphetamine.MORE NEWS: Fire Burning In Highway 160 Overpass Reveals Person Living Inside
The driver and two passengers were arrested and booked into the Placer County Jail on related charges.