Over 800K worth of drugs seized during Bismarck traffic stop

Photo by: North Dakota Highway Patrol
Photo by: North Dakota Highway Patrol

(Bismarck, ND) -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol says they have seized about 840-thousand dollars worth of drugs during a traffic stop.

The NDHP tells WDAY Radio troopers stopped a rental car Tuesday and found six pounds of meth and eight-thousand counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl during a search. Two pistols were also found.

Three individuals from Washington, 40-year-old Jeremy Standon, 36-year-old Jaron Stonewere and 44-year-old Chad Anderson were arrested and are facing federal drug possession and trafficking charges, along with weapons violations.

Troopers say Anderson was a federal fugitive from justice.