Sheriff’s deputies stop vehicle with $70K worth of meth inside

WICHITA, Kansas — The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department making a significant meth bust early Saturday.

It happened at 3:17 a.m. in the 19900 block of West Highway 54.

Deputies stopped a woman for a traffic violation.

They conducted a search of her vehicle and found two packages containing three pounds of methamphetamine.

“It is a terrific seizure,” said Lt. David Mattingly, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department. “She was passing through the city.”

The driver, a 32-year-old Arizona woman, was booked for possession with intent to sell methamphetamine.

The street value of the meth is estimated to be between $60,000 to $70,000 according to Mattingly.

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