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Two arrested after nearly 70 pounds of meth found during traffic stop near Marana

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Arizona Department of Public Safety

TUCSON (KVOA) - Two individuals were arrested after nearly 70 pounds of methamphetamine were discovered in their vehicle during a traffic stop near Marana on Wednesday.

According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, a DPS trooper pulled over a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 10 near Marana in reference to a traffic stop.

DPS said after a DPS canine alerted the trooper, the law enforcement officer conducted a search of the vehicle. The search unveiled more than 69 pounds of meth concealed throughout the vehicle.

The occupants, 34-year-old Adolfo Veliz and 23-year-old Miguel Angel Rodriguez, were booked into the Pima County Jail on felony drug charges.

Both individuals were said to be from the Phoenix area.

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