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During a check of the engine compartment, deputies located a package inside the air filter case that was confirmed to contain a quarter pound of methamphetamine.

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Vehicle check reveals meth hidden in engine compartment

March 1, about 2 a.m., a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a blue 2006 Chrysler sedan for equipment and moving violations, including erratic vehicle movements, on South Interstate 17 at the Highway 260 off ramp, according to a news release from Dwight D’Evelyn, media relations coordinator for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.