San Mateo police investigating fatal hit-and-run collision

20 pounds of meth seized during San Mateo traffic stop

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A traffic stop in San Mateo Friday night resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of 20 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of over $120,000, according to the Redwood City Police Department.

At about 10 p.m. that night, Redwood City detectives assigned to the regional San Mateo County Gang Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the area of Edison Street and Hillsdale Boulevard in San Mateo, police said. The traffic stop led to a K-9 search of the vehicle and the arrest of driver Anthony Valdovinos, 27, of San Jose, and passenger Mark Ogo, 53, of San Mateo, on drug charges, police said. They were booked into County Jail.

Anyone that may have additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Redwood City Street Crime Suppression Team Detective Sergeant Russ Felker at 650-780-7627 or the Redwood City Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-780-7107.

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