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.


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