Checking For Speeders & Drugs On Hwy. 97 Checking For Speeders & Drugs On Hwy. 97 Tools * 0 Comments * Email this article * Print this article * YouNews™ * Digg this! * Save to Delicious * Post to Facebook Close Story Published: May 2, 2009 at 7:29 PM PDT By Sade Malloy Video Lower Valley -- Cracking down on speeders on Highway 97 but they're also sniffing out the bad guys. Washington State Troopers, the Yakima Sheriff's Office and local Yakima Valley police departments were all keeping an eye on the roads Saturday. WSP even brought out the big dogs, the K-9 Unit was out checking cars for drugs. But we found out speeding alone isn't going to get your car searched. "No, the dog only comes maybe once or twice a day just depends on the circumstance if somebody is arrested with drugs or have suspected drugs in the vehicle," says Paul Woodside, Washington State Patrol K-9 Unit. Trooper Woodside gave us a first hand demonstration on how the canines look for drugs. WSP tells us they picked Highway 97 specifically because of it's history with speeders.