K-9 Sniffs Out Hundreds of Pounds of Meth in Highway Bust


LEWISVILLE, TX – K-9 Stryker became the hero of the day after assisting in a major methamphetamine bust recently.

According to KTXS, the K9 unit of the Lewisville Police Department was asked to assist another agency with a suspicious trailer located near a major highway. The vehicle had been deemed suspicious after authorities received an anonymous tip on the afternoon of Sunday, February 23.

Stryker and his K9 Officer Pat Robey we asked to conduct a free air sniff of the tractor-trailer. During the sniff test, Stryker alerted to the presence of drugs.

Robey and other officers conducted a search that revealed the methamphetamine in a hidden compartment. The bust resulted in about 595 pounds of meth being seized by authorities.

Police said that the estimated street value of the seized drugs is more than $1.2 million.

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