SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CBS SF) — The Mountain View Police Department tweeted Tuesday that its K-9 named Zeus found $240,000 during a recent traffic stop and a large amount of methamphetamine in Santa Clara.
Zeus reportedly alerted officers to the exterior of the vehicle and during a subsequent search officers located a hidden compartment containing a large amount of U.S. currency, police said.READ MORE: Police Arrest Teen Suspected In Redwood City Drive-By Shooting
Zeus also located 50 pounds of methamphetamine at another location in Santa Clara, according to the Mountain View Police Department’s Twitter account.
Additional details about the time, location and circumstances of the two busts were scant on the tweet.
Mountain View Police spokesman Sgt. Saul Jaeger said the dog is assigned to undercover work on the Santa Clara County Specialized Enforcement Team.READ MORE: Outage Leaves Thousands Without Power In Novato
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