Michigan State Police made a major methamphetamine bust Wednesday in Livingston County.
MSP reports that at approximately 11:30 a.m., troopers from the Third District Hometown Security Team conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Fusion with Georgia plates traveling north on US-23, near Clyde Road.
During the traffic stop, troopers became suspicious of criminal activity, although a press release didn’t detail specifically what caused their suspicion. However, during a vehicle search, Troopers were able to locate and seize approximately 20lbs of crystal methamphetamine with a value of approximately $40,000.
Both a 43-year-old and 60-year-old male from Georgia were arrested on scene and turned over to a local multi-jurisdictional drug task force for further investigation.
According to the release, Michigan State Police Hometown Security Teams enhance traffic safety on Michigan’s roadways through enforcement of the motor vehicle code and high visibility as their primary focus. Their secondary role focuses on the interdiction of controlled substances, weapons, and illegal trafficking.