Highway Patrol K9 turns traffic stop into substantial drug bust

11 months 3 hours 48 minutes ago Friday, September 13 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Friday, September 13, 2019 12:46:00 PM CDT September 13, 2019 in News
By: Chase Matteson Digital Producer

COOPER COUNTY - State troopers ended up making a large drug bust after a K9 found methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

A trooper stopped Johnny Thompson, 45, from the state of California for drifting his car into the left lane of the road. After briefly questioning Thompson, the trooper decided to do a vehicle check.

K9 Rony did a lap around the car and alerted the trooper to something in the trunk. The trooper reported finding 20 pounds worth of meth in the trunk and took Thompson into custody.

The MSHP Troop F tweeted a picture of Rony, with the caption "'My nose knows' -K9 Rony."

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