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3 Bozeman police stops lead to 3 drug arrests Friday night

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 16:04:52-05

Friday night was a busy one for Bozeman police officers, according to a post on the department's Facebook page, with three people being arrested for drug-related offenses after traffic stops for other reasons.

Bozeman police said a driver who was stopped after failing to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk downtown turned out to have a suspended license. The driver was arrested and found to be in possession of "several small baggies of drugs and pills indicating distribution."

A second driver was stopped and arrested on an outstanding warrant, and police found a baggie of drugs in the second driver's wallet.

Police found multiple drugs in the vehicle of a third person on probation during a search at a local casino.

Bozeman police said on Facebook the amount of drugs seized included "over 5 grams of heroin, almost 2 grams of meth, almost 10 grams of cocaine, and almost 6 grams of MDMA."