SALINE COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) - A trooper from the Missouri State Highway Patrol made a huge drug bust Monday during a traffic stop in Saline County.
The trooper found 88 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 at mile marker 79, about 50 miles west of Columbia.
The trooper had stopped a driver for a traffic violation in Saline County. The trooper searched the vehicle, then found 88 pounds of methamphetamine, $5,505 in cash, and a weapon.
Last month, troopers made a similar bust near Cooper County, Missouri, recovering 75 pounds of meth.