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Traffic stop ends in drug bust, arrests

A traffic stop in Chico ended in a drug bust and three arrests.

Posted: Mar 7, 2019 4:38 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A traffic stop in Chico ended in a drug bust and three arrests.

Butte County deputies pulled a van over on Lassen Avenue near Morseman Avenue around noon on Thursday.

During a search, deputies discovered boxes filled with pot and drug paraphernalia. They say the man driving the van was delivering weed in Butte County.

During the arrest, deputies said the suspect's boss and owner of the illegal delivery service pulled up with another man.

Officers arrested all three men in the incident. 

Deputies say there is no legal recreational marijuana delivery service in Butte County. 

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