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Clay County deputies find drugs, stolen credit cards and checks during traffic stop

By ZOE BROWN

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CLAY COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) – Clay County deputies found drugs and stole credit cards and checks when they stopped a car for unregistered plates the other night .

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, deputies stopped the car Monday night because the tags were taped to a different vehicle.

There were two men inside the vehicle. Both turned out to have felony warrants.

When deputies asked the driver for proof of insurance, he opened the console and deputies saw a bag of what appeared to be methamphetamine.

The Kearney Police Department sent in their K-9, Krash, to check the car. Krash said it contained drugs.

When deputies searched the car they found what turned out to be 20 grams of methamphetamine, credit cards in the names of eight different people, several cheques, passports and other evidence of theft and impersonation of identity.

None of the credit cards or checks found belonged to the men in the car.

The investigation is ongoing.

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