Traffic stop on I-69 leads St. Clair County police to $125,000 worth of meth

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY (WJRT) (11/9/2018) - A police officer's suspicion while talking with a driver pulled over on I-69 led the St. Clair County Drug Task Force to its largest ever methamphetamine bust.

A sheriff deputy pulled over a 38-year-old Port Huron man around 1:30 p.m. Nov. 2 on I-69 near Kinney Road in Riley Township. The deputy became suspicious of possible drug activity while talking to the driver.

The drug task force and a sheriff's office K-9 responded to continue the investigation. The dog alerted to the presence of drugs while sniffing around the suspect's vehicle.

Inside, police found $125,000 worth of meth, a large quantity of marijuana and $1,200 in cash.

The suspect is facing separate charges of possession with intent to deliver meth and marijuana.

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