Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Traffic stop leads to meth arrest

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    Chong Moua

    Contributed photo

WHITEHALL — Trempealeau County Sheriff Richard Anderson reported a traffic stop in the town of Lincoln led to a meth arrest, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

According to the news release:

Trempealeau County sheriff’s deputies along with the office’s K-9 unit conducted a traffic stop at 4:56 p.m. Thursday in the town of Lincoln.

Approximately 28 grams of methamphetamine was located where a passenger, identified as Chong Moua, 44, of Eau Claire, was sitting.

Moua was arrested and booked into the Trempealeau County Jail for possession with intent to deliver and a probation violation.

The incident is still under investigation by the Trempealeau County sheriff’s office.

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