On Wednesday, Oct. 31, a Navajo County traffic enforcement Deputy stopped a vehicle on I-40 occupied by two subjects. According to authorities, The officer's K-9 partner, a dog named Zolton, alerted him of a scent and the vehicle was searched.
According to police, 158 pounds of meth and 3,000 fentanyl pills were located.
The meth was packaged in one-pound packages. The fentanyl was in pill form which is what some drug cartels do to disguise it to avoid detection by law enforcement, according to the Navajo County Sheriff's Office.
This case involves other law enforcement agencies and is still under investigation.