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Two arrested on suspected drug charges in Grand Forks

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Two people were arrested in Grand Forks on suspicion of conspiring to make methamphetamine and other offenses early Friday, according to UND police.

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UND police used its K-9 unit after an officer stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of North Fifth Street for a traffic violation at 2:34 a.m. Friday. The driver quickly exited the vehicle, acted nervously and made inconsistent statements, raising the suspicion of officers, according to a press release from the university Police Department. 

During the subsequent investigation the dog "alerted" to the vehicle, the press release stated. Officers discovered items commonly used to make meth during a search. 

Trent Wade Johnston, 44, was arrested for allegedly driving under revocation, conspiracy to make methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. Marnee Jo Vanscoy, 38, was arrested for allegedly conspiring to manufacture meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, ingestion of a controlled substance, and possession of meth. 

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