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Pearl K-9 finds a million dollars worth of drugs in Avalanche

Splinter and his bust. Source: Pearl Police Department/Facebook Splinter and his bust. Source: Pearl Police Department/Facebook
Eloy Guttierez Reyes. Source: Pearl Police Department Eloy Guttierez Reyes. Source: Pearl Police Department
PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A K-9 with the Pearl Police department deserves a special treat after what he found early Sunday.

The Pearl Police Narcotics Detectives stopped a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche early Sunday.

Their K-9, Splinter, alerted on the vehicle and discovered was just over 47 lbs of meth and approximately 53 lbs of marijuana, an estimated street value of approximately 1 million dollars.

Pearl Police Narcotics were assisted by Rankin County Sheriff's Department, HIDTA, and MBN with the case. 

The driver, Eloy Guttierrez Reyes of Denver, Colorado was taken into custody and booked on possession of marijuana and meth with the intent to distribute.

He is currently in the Rankin County Jail with bond to be set at a later date.

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