OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state authorities have seized 50 pounds (23 kilograms) of methamphetamine from a truck registered in Oregon.
The Olympian reports that the drugs were seized on Wednesday during a traffic stop in Lewis County. Authorities searched the truck with a police dog and found 1 pound (0.45 kilograms) of methamphetamine under the driver’s seat and 44 bundles in the box of the truck.
The driver, a 25-year-old man from Portland, was arrested and booked on drug trafficking charges.
The seizure is the third recent major bust in the county.
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Three men were arrested last week after authorities found more than 25 pounds (11 kilograms) of methamphetamine and heroin in a vehicle.
Last month, authorities seized 126 pounds (57 kilograms) of methamphetamine and other drugs from a semitrailer.
Information from: The Olympian, http://www.theolympian.com