Big meth bust in Roberts County
Photo courtesy Roberts Co. Sheriff

April 6, 2022
Mike Tanner

SISSETON, S.D.–A huge meth bust has been made in Roberts County.

Sheriff Tyler Appel says a deputy make a traffic stop Tuesday on a vehicle that was northbound on Interstate 29.

Appel says the deputy noticed driving behaviors that were, “out of the ordinary.”

The deputy noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. While performing a search on the vehicle, authorities uncovered 10 pounds of meth worth approximately $80,000, along with a loaded firearm, nearly a pound of marijuana and a large amount of cash.

The sheriff did not identify how many arrests were made, or what charges will result from the traffic stop.