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Traffic stop turns into large drug bust in the City of Burlington

Drugs seized by City of Burlington Police Department
Posted at 5:48 PM, Mar 08, 2019

City of Burlington Police stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation that turned into a large drug bust early Thursday.

During the search of the vehicle, officers seized 92.89 grams of cocaine, some of which was packaged for sale, a digital scale and nearly $1,800 in cash.

The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, and the passenger was arrested for possession of cocaine.

Burlington Police ask that anyone with information regarding illegal drugs come forward and report it.