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Officers find 2 pounds of meth during stop

Law enforcement officers seized methamphetamine in two separate incidents Wednesday. Officers from Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group (LANEG), Missouri Highway Patrol’s DDDC Team 9, Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, Lebanon Police Department, local Missouri Highway Patrol Troopers along with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration confiscated two pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday night. In a press release, Sheriff David Millsap said the methamphetamine was located after a Sheriff’s deputy and Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop. A Lebanon woman was arrested and the case has been turned over to the DEA for presentation to Federal Prosecutors. The street value of the methamphetamine is an estimated $45,000. For more on this story see Saturday's LCR.


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