K-9 sniffs out over 6 lbs. of cocaine following Columbia City traffic stop

Crime
Columbia City Cocaine bust April 30, 2018

Two people were arrested following a traffic stop in Columbia City Sunday evening where suspected cocaine worth an estimated $300,000 was found.

The traffic stop took place at around 10:30 p.m. on U.S. 30 when a K-9 officer with the Columbia City Police Department spotted a car traveling east commit a traffic offense.

During the stop, the officer’s K-9 conducted a “free air sniff” and alerted the officer that there might be narcotics in the car.  The dog was able to zone in on two specific areas.

Officers searched the car and found three one kilo packages or 6.6 pounds of suspected cocaine.

The news release detailing the traffic stop did not name the two people arrested, however it did indicate they are facing multiple charges.

Columbia City police were assisted by DEA agents. 

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