Drug dog sniffs Twinkies, leads police to meth

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police nabbed two alleged drug dealers on the highway with the help of a drug dog and a box of Twinkies.

Sunday night, an officer noticed an out-of-state driver weaving in and out of traffic along I-40.

Police said the driver appeared to be texting and driving.

According to the report, the officer noticed some suspicious behavior and enlisted the help of his drug-sniffing dog.

"The drug dogs are highly trained. They are very good at what they do," said Oklahoma City Police Master Sergeant Gary Knight. "When an officer has one of those dogs with them, the dog knows almost immediately if there are drugs present or have been drugs present."

The drug dog eventually got a hit on a box of Twinkies.

The officer took a closer look and noticed the side of the box had been re-sealed.

Inside, police found two Twinkie cakes and five bags of methamphetamine.

Police arrested the driver Rodney Walker, 50, and his passenger Bernard Reyes, 39.

"Drug traffickers often find more and more exotic ways of hiding the drugs that they're transporting." Knight said. "You wouldn't think to look in a box of Twinkies for serious drugs. That's exactly where they found it this time."

The suspects were booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on a charge of trafficking drugs.

Both are still behind bars each on a $25,000 bond.

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