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Navajo police find methamphetamine in car

Navajo Nation police seized 3-1/2 pounds of methamphetamine during a routine traffic stop on the reservation. A separate incident uncovered 5 more pounds of the drug.

The police stopped a man observed weaving on a highway. Upon investigation, they discovered five packages of meth.

Separately, the Arizona Department of Public Safety seized five pounds of meth outside a town near the reservation. This incident also involved a traffic stop.

The Navajo Nation Council recently passed a law to criminalize meth. Officials say the drug has become a huge problem on the reservation, affecting young and old.

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Cops seize meth on reservation (The Gallup Independent 3/3)

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