By CBS13 Staff

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) – A CHP officer, along with the help of a K9, seized about 20 pounds of meth during a traffic stop on Wednesday.

A CHP – Valley Division officer was on I-80 near Newcastle Road when they spotted a vehicle going over the speed limit. The officer then pulled over the speeding vehicle that was driven by a female driver and had two passengers inside, according to a statement from the CHP.

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The officer said they spotted some signs of criminal activity and had their K9 search the vehicle. The K9 allegedly gave the indication that it had discovered narcotics.

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A search of the vehicle by the officer turned up about 20 pounds of methamphetamine.

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The driver and two passengers were arrested and booked into the Placer County Jail on related charges.