K9 officer finds four kilos of cocaine in Merced traffic stop

A K9 officer with the California Highway Patrol assisted officers in locating four kilograms of cocaine in what began as a routine traffic stop. According to a social media post from the CHP Merced division, a 2015 Ford Fusion was pulled over for a traffic violation recently.

An officer noticed “several factors” and “tradecraft” that led him to believe the driver may have been engaged in criminal behavior, the post states. The officer than obtained consent to search the vehicle and deployed the K9 officer, “K9 Bruce” to sniff the vehicle. Read More