The Missouri State Highway Patrol is expressing its gratitude to a Franklin County K-9 unit following the seizure of 6 1/2 pounds of methamphetamine.

Authorities seized several pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Wednesday. 

Rollo, one of two dogs that make up the K-9 division with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, assisted state troopers with the arrest at 1 40 p.m. 

Two Manchester, N.H., men, ages 35 and 36, were arrested about 1:40 p.m., according to a patrol arrest report.  

The men were arrested for suspicion of possessing meth with the intent to deliver. The suspects were released from the Franklin County Jail at 1:55 p.m. Thursday following a 24-hour hold.

Their names have not been released pending formal charges.

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