Traffic stop in Pueblo yields 660 grams of meth

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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - More than 650 grams of meth are off the streets of Pueblo thanks to a routine traffic stop earlier in the week.

Wednesday, officers J.J. Ortiz and Brock Ruiz pulled over a vehicle with expired plates after seeing it run a stop sign near 14th and Troy. The driver wasn't carrying a license, but the officers were able to determine he was a recent parolee.

The traffic stop yielded an arrest -- a female passenger had an active warrant -- and the recovery of 50 grams of drugs, including meth or heroin.

A search warrant, however, soon revealed that 50 grams was only scratching the surface. A captain with the police department tweeted Saturday morning: