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Yuma deputies find 3 lbs of meth in traffic stop

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Yuma deputies find 3 lbs of meth in traffic stop

CREATED Sep. 12, 2012

Web Producer: Jackie Kent

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Yuma County sheriff's deputies have arrested two Yuma residents after they found three pounds of methamphetamine in a car they stopped for speeding in a construction zone.
   
Capt. Eben Bratcher says the deputies made the stop west of the Marine Corps Air Station Tuesday night. A sheriff's canine was brought in to check the vehicle and alerted to the presence of drugs. A search found the meth.
   
Deputies arrested 26-year-old Jose Pablo Vargas and 25-year-old Ana Sanchez Moreno for possession of drugs for sale and two other drug charges. It's unclear if Vargas and Moreno has lawyers yet.

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