Florida K-9 helps make $5.6 million drug bust

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(Photo: Florida Highway Patrol)

ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida K-9 helped make a $5.6 million drug bust during a traffic stop in Orlando, troopers said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said in a Twitter post that K-9 Piet and a trooper made the big bust on Tuesday night.

According to the post, the trooper pulled over a U-Haul truck and the dog sniffed out 624 pounds of marijuana that was being smuggled in the back.

(Photo: Florida Highway Patrol)

“The street value is over 5.6 million dollars,” the agency said.

The driver and a passenger were arrested.

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