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Chadron Police make large drug bust | KRVN Radio

Chadron Police make large drug bust

Chadron Police make large drug bust
Courtesy Chadron Police Department

Chadron Police have seized more than 70 pounds of marijuana, as well as $6,700 cash and 5.8 grams of methamphetamine following a Wednesday morning investigation.

Police were dispatched to the Chadron Maverik after getting a call about a woman sleeping in a vehicle next to one of the gas pumps. Officers made contact with the lone occupant, 35-year-old Sara Boyd of Nampa, Idaho and received consent to search the car.

During the initial search, officers found 5.8 grams of methamphetamine and a meth pipe. Police obtained a search warrant for the rest of the vehicle and found 70 pounds of high grade marijuana with an estimated street value of $500,000. 

Officers also found $6,783.74 in cash and ledgers which indicated the marijuana was in route to Iowa, Ohio and Indiana.

Boyd was arrested and transported to jail where her bond was set at 10% of $100,000 for the following offenses:

  • Possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine a class IV felony
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a class II felony
  • Possession of marijuana over one pound, a class IV felony
  • Possession of money used or intended to be used to facilitate a violation of subsection one of 28-416, a class IV felony
  • Possession of a controlled substance without a Tax Stamp, a class IV felony
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