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When Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies checked the engine of the car they discovered a quarter pound of methamphetamines hidden inside the air filter case. (YCSO)

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A Phoenix man and his female passenger were arrested on drug smuggling and illegal sale charges after a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped the car they were in for traffic violations at 2 a.m. on Thursday, according to a YCSO news release.