Arrest in Beltrami County after “Christmas present” of meth, cocaine found
The arrest of Kenneth Triplett was part of an ongoing investigation
BELTRAMI COUTNY, Minn. (KVRR) — Beltrami County deputies discover a wrapped “Christmas present” during a traffic stop with drugs inside.
On Friday, deputies along with Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force agents arrested 35-year-old Kenneth Triplett.
Authorities pulled over Triplett on U.S. Hwy 71 South as part of an ongoing investigation.
During a search of the vehicle, they found 18 pounds of meth and 3 ounces of cocaine wrapped inside of a cardboard box.
Law enforcement also searched Triplett’s residence, where they found two guns and additional items that indicate controlled substance trafficking.
The street value of this bust is over $650,000.