About 60 pounds of meth were found hidden in two compartments under the driver’s seat and front passenger seat, officials said.
K-9 Rye was just field certified in narcotic detection in April 2018, according to the department. This was K-9 Rye’s first narcotic detection since he was certified.
The driver, identified as 28-year-old Pedro Lopez, is accused of possession of methamphetamine and the sale and transporting narcotics in a hidden department, officials said.
Lopez’s bail has been set at $1 million.