Traffic Stop Nets Prescription Drugs Near Flandreau
Our news partner KDLT TV is reporting a drug bust near Flandreau.
The Flandreau Police Department says a Saturday traffic stop netted 530 prescription pills and a small amount of marijuana.
According to the Flandreau Police Department Facebook page, an officer stopped a vehicle with Nevada plates for failing to stop at a stop sign on SD Highway 34 near Prairie Junction.
During the stop, the male driver and the 3 male passengers gave the officer conflicting stories. The driver told the officer that there was a small amount of marijuana under the driver’s seat.
A search of the vehicle revealed 530 prescription pills that included Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and Alprazolam, as well as 4.2 grams of marijuana.
A passenger was arrested for Possession and Distribution of a Controlled Substance.