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Hinds Co. traffic stop leads to largest seizure of methamphetamine in state history

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Source: Hinds County Source: Hinds County
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A traffic stop in Hinds County on Wednesday led to the largest interdiction seizure of methamphetamine in state history.

The Hinds County Sheriff's Office says the seized narcotics have a street value of over $3 million.

The discovery was made by a Hinds County K9 Unit, when he pulled over a 2015 Toyota Corolla on Fortification Street for careless driving. Authorities say the vehicle was occupied by two men who were headed to Jackson from Atlanta. Georgia to visit with friends.

After consenting to a vehicle search, a deputy found 30 kilos (66lbs) of methamphetamine/ICE.

The two men were arrested and charged with Aggravated Trafficking of a Controlled Substance.

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