Narcotics detectives seize 148 grams of meth following tip

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. -- Narcotics detectives seized 148 grams of methamphetamine and arrested a woman from Kalamazoo after receiving a tip about the transportation of drugs, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.

Detectives received a tip a woman would be transporting narcotics through the Bloomingdale township area. On Tuesday, deputies located the 35-year-old woman in the township conducting a drug transaction, deputies said.

Detectives witnessed the sale and then approached the woman and detained the woman and her passenger.

K-9 Kuno was brought in to conduct a free air sniff of the woman's vehicle.

K-9 Kuno indicated for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle, deputies said.

Deputies seized 4 ounces of meth that had been dropped on the ground and 32 grams from the car. A total of 148 gams of methamphetamine were seized during the investigation, deputies said.

The woman was taken to the jail for preliminary charges of possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and delivery of methamphetamine.

The woman's passenger, a 33-year-old man, was released from the scene.

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