K9 helps uncover meth in package at Post Office in Hibbing

A K9 sniffed a suspicious package at the Hibbing Post Office, discovering about 5 pounds of meth. 

A K9 helped uncover 5 pounds of meth in a package at the U.S. Post Office in Hibbing on Monday, according to authorities. 

A press release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says Lake Superior Violent Offenders Task Force K9 Murphy was called into a narcotics investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspectors Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. 

Murphy sniffed a suspicious package and indicated the presence of narcotics. 

A search warrant of the package then revealed about 5 pounds of methamphetamine. 

The investigation resulted in two people being taken into custody.