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Drugs, $54K cash, 1 weapon seized; 3 arrests

A Ste. Genevieve County Sherriff’s deputy on patrol over the weekend made a stop for a traffic violation that resulted in a seizure of drugs, cash and a weapon, therefore leading to arrests of the vehicle’s three occupants.

The local sheriiff’s office found a variety of drugs, plus a pistol and around $54,000 in cash upon the stop.

No other details were made available by the Sheriff’s department.

“Our deputies are always working hard to keep our community safe,” a statement read on the sheriff’s Facebook page.

The Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office seized drugs, cash and a weapon, leading to arrests over the weekend.