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Stop Sign Violation Leads To Meth Bust

A stop sign violation led to methamphetamine charges involving 10 to 27 grams for two Scottsbluff residents.

According to the arrest affidavit, on Dec. 27 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Nebraska State Trooper I. Jaramillo was stationary observing the stop sign at the intersection of Old Highway 71 and Highway 71 in Kimball County when a silver passenger vehicle violated the stop sign. There were two occupants in the vehicle.

After initiating a routine traffic stop, Jaramillo contacted NSP Dispatch and was advised that the driver of the vehicle was identified as Julia E. Fuentes and did have a cur...

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