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Two arrested on suspected drug charges in Grand Forks

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

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.