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Police dog ferrets out meth in Steuben stop


A police dog’s sense of smell helped officers find methamphetamine and make an arrest during a Steuben County traffic stop early Thursday, police said.

Sheriff’s deputies pulled over Scotty L. Miller, 32, just after 2 a.m. on Angola’s south side. A police dog sniffed around the car, alerting officers to the smell of narcotics, police said.

Inside the car, officers found meth and marijuana, police said.

Miller, of Fort Wayne, was booked into the Steuben County Jail on several charges, including possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana. He was being held in lieu of $130,000 bail.