Police confiscate large amount of meth in Salina

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Torrean Hughley (Courtesy: Saline County Sheriff)

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) – A large amount of meth was confiscated after a stop led to an arrest on I-135 in Salina.

Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that around 10:15 p.m. Monday an officer was monitoring traffic on I-135 and recognized a vehicle driven wanted on a couple of warrants.

Police say 30-year-old Torrean Hughley of Salina was taken into custody after a drug sniffing dog indicated narcotics in the vehicle. Police found a backpack on the floor of his Toyota containing six pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of nearly $20,000.

Hughley is under arrest for suspicion of distributing a stimulant and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also wanted on a Saline County District Court warrant for failure to appear as well a similar warrant in Harvey County.

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