A drug bust on December 12th in Southern Idaho by the Idaho State Police was a significant step in the fight against illegal substances in Idaho.

Drug Bust in Idaho Falls This Week Includes Meth, Coke, and Fentanyl

Idaho State Police reported the huge drug bust Thursday evening in a press release, but the actual seizure of the illegal drugs happened on December 12th in Idaho Falls. The drugs were found during a traffic stop :

On December 12th, DHE troopers conducted a traffic stop near Idaho Falls. Suspicious behavior was observed during the stop, and a thorough vehicle search was conducted. The results were the discovery and seizure of significant amounts of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia:

- Methamphetamine - 2.7 pounds

- Cocaine - 2.7 pounds

- Fentanyl - over 5,300 pills

- Drug paraphernalia

The Idaho State Police Domestic Highway Enforcement team was assisted by the Idaho Falls Police Department during the bust.

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