Rosebud Police Department seize 3.5 pounds of meth

ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION — Rosebud Sioux Tribe police discovered a stash of meth, marijuana, oxycodone and cash after a traffic stop for speeding lead to a drug bust.

According to Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services, at approximately 10 a.m. on Feb. 4, a Rosebud Sioux Tribe police officer made a traffic stop for speeding. Officers were able to locate methamphetamine and marijuana inside the vehicle. As a result of the traffic stop, a RST Drug Task Officer applied for and was granted a search warrant for a residence on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.

The search of the residence yielded approximately 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine, 1.9 pounds of marijuana, 20 units of oxycodone and $1,955 in cash which was seized. There were also scales, baggies and other paraphernalia consistent with a drug distribution operation.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Police Department say that they appreciate tips and information from community members assisting them on the fight against illegal drugs.

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