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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and a Rapid City Police officer were treated for exposure to chemicals after a traffic stop that led to drug-related charges for two people.

The trooper stopped to check on a suspicious vehicle off of West SD 44 on Saturday night, according to the Highway Patrol. Drug activity was observed and a subsequent investigation revealed numerous chemicals that could be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

During the course of the investigation, the trooper and a Rapid City Police officer became exposed through contact and inhalation to acids in the vehicle. They were transported to a hospital where they were treated and released.

The two people in the vehicle were taken into custody on drug-related charges.

The Division of Criminal Investigation assisted.

 

 

 

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20130929/ARGUS911/130929002/Argus-911-Trooper-officer-treated-exposure-meth-chemicals-during-traffic-stop?nclick_check=1

 

 

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