Merced traffic stop leads to discovery 37 pounds of cocaine

A Merced CHP officer confiscated dozens of pounds of cocaine after pulling over a truck for a tinted window violation.

The officer asked to search 37-year-old Martha Pio's truck and she agreed. A CHP canine found a hidden compartment containing the cocaine with a street value of $300,000.

Pio, a Washington resident, was arrested and booked into the Merced County Jail.
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