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Meth-Making Materials Found Inside Car During Traffic Stop; Woman Arrested

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities shut down a road in Clarksville late Thursday night after potentially dangerous meth-making materials were found during a traffic stop.

Officers discovered drugs and an unknown liquid substance inside a car after conducting a traffic stop on Dover Road around 8:50 p.m. Thursday.

The Fire Department's Hazmat was called in, and it was determined to be muriatic acid, which is used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Officers also found a gram of white powder, later determined to be meth, and amphetamine pills insde the car. Paraphernalia found inside the vehicle included digital scales, cut straws, and apple bags. 

The Hazmat team and a Drug Task Force agent responded to neutralize the acid. Officers who were exposed to the acid were decontaminated.

Clarksville Police arrested the driver, 18-year-old Tamera Dennis of Indian Mound. She was charged with two Schedule 2 drug violations, Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacturing & unlawful drug paraphernalia. Her bond was set at $30,500.

The road reopened around 1:15 a.m. Friday.

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