Two women arrested in South Dakota with 88 pounds of cocaine

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SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a traffic stop in western South Dakota yielded 88 pounds of cocaine worth more than $1 million in street value.

Court documents say a Highway Patrol officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on U.S. Highway 85 traffic violation Aug. 2 near Spearfish, and found two suitcases in the trunk with the drugs.

Two women from Canada were arrested on drug charges. Authorities suspect they were taking the drugs from California to Fargo, N.D.