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Police arrest 3 in drug trafficking investigation

Associated Press

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewiston police arrested three people following a narcotics trafficking investigation.

KHQ-TV reported that police seized about $20,000 worth of methamphetamine and heroin on Friday during the three arrests.

Using information from detectives, police pulled over Christian White, of Coeur d’Alene, on Friday. A police dog sniffed out drugs in the car and police found meth and heroin.

White was arrested on felony drug trafficking charges and being a felon in possession of a gun. White’s passenger, Karli Haas, was also arrested.

Soon after, police arrested Joel Hernandez, of Post Falls, on a federal drug trafficking warrant. Hernandez was armed with a loaded pistol. Drug paraphernalia was also found in his car.

Police say Hernandez is facing charges of conspiring with White to traffic the drugs.

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