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Red Bluff Drug Bust

A CHP K9 unit seized over 80 lbs. of drugs.

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 4:16 PM
Updated: Jul 13, 2018 4:51 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A California Highway Patrol K9 unit got a surprise at an enforcement stop on Interstate 5 just south of Red Bluff on Thursday.

Investigations of one vehicle revealed about 80 pounds of methamphetamines, 200 oxycodone pills, two pounds of heroin, and $19,000 in cash!

Two suspects were arrested, both citizens of Washington State. They were taken to Tehama County Jail.

The CHP expressed great relief in getting these drugs off the streets and out of their communities.

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Stronger winds and low humidity over dry fuels will result in very high fire danger across northern California Wednesday and Thursday. We'll be very hot Wednesday, but a welcome drop in high temperatures is ahead for Thursday. Smoke will continue to bring big impacts to our air quality over the next several days, and temperatures will heat back up from Friday into Saturday.
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