(Thompson, ND) -- Two people from Chicago are facing federal charges in connection with the possession of meth.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol pulled over 30-year-old Julian Madrigal and 26-year-old Alexa Martinez on October 4th and discovered over 22-pounds of meth concealed in a spare tire. The meth had a value of $850,000. The two are charged with drug possession with intent to distribute and conspiracy counts.
The Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force and the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office assisted in the arrests.