Traffic stop leads to drug bust near Akeley

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office says a successful traffic stop in Akeley Monday night prevented some drugs from hitting the streets.

According to a release, deputies stopped a vehicle just outside Akeley and found an impaired driver, arrested for driving while under the influence of methamphetamine and fentanyl.

A passenger was also arrested for fentanyl possession.

A loaded 9mm pistol, 13 grams of meth, 13 grams of fentanyl as well as various paraphernalia items were seized.

Featured photo courtesy of Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office


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