Missouri Highway Patrol K9 sniffs out 170 pounds of methamphetamine during traffic stop in Greene County

Courtesy: Missouri Highway Patrol
Courtesy: Missouri Highway Patrol(ky3)
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 3:10 PM CST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol praised its K9 for sniffing out drugs during a traffic stop in Greene County.

Troopers stopped the vehicle on I-44 for a traffic violation. K9 James led troopers to 170 pounds of methamphetamine. Troopers say the meth was hiding in boxes.

Rafael Solis, of California, faces a federal charge of intent to distribute drugs. Solis claimed he picked up the vehicle from an associate, agreeing to drive to Chicago for $2,000.

To report a correction or typo, please email digitalnews@ky3.com