Police & Fire

K9 unit helps seize 31 pounds of methamphetamine in Summit County

Summit County Sheriff Deputies seized 31 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value north of $500,000.

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – On Saturday, Sept. 30, Summit County Sheriff deputies initiated a traffic stop in northern Summit County which led to the discovery of approximately 31 pounds of methamphetamine.

The deputies who initiated the traffic stop were assigned to the Special Enforcement Unit. Upon contact with the driver of the vehicle, they observed indications of criminal activity.

Deputies requested the assistance of a K9, which indicated the presence of illegal narcotics. Upon a search of the vehicle, deputies found and seized nearly 31 pounds of methamphetamine.

The street value of the drugs could range from $500,000 to $1 million.

“This type of criminal conduct will not be tolerated in Summit County! We appreciate the professionalism and dedication of our SCSO deputies. Not to mention our fantastic K9 partners!” the Summit County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post.

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