December 21, 2022

K9 alerts to the discovery of 68 lbs of meth and 5 kilos of cocaine during traffic stop

Mary Apel

Last week, CTED (Commercial transportation enforcement division) Officer Wolf initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge Ram hauling a loaded 3 car trailer.

According to the Mississippi Department of a public Safety, Officer Wolf suspected there to be illegal drugs in the vehicles during the stop and called for assistance from a K9 officer. Upon arriving, the K9 alerted to there being illegal narcotics in the vehicles.

A total of 68 pounds of Methamphetamine and 5 kilos (11.5 lbs) of cocaine was then found in or on the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, Yairon Hernandez, has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, operating with no CDL, false logs, bypassing the inspection station, and operating on an out of service and unsafe vehicle.

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