The sheriff's department says deputies stopped the car Wednesday afternoon and discovered the 563 pills in a paper bag wrapped in tape

The Grand Forks Sheriff's Department says deputies found more than 500 hidden hydrocodone pills hidden during a traffic stop.

The sheriff's department says deputies stopped the car Wednesday afternoon and discovered the 563 pills in a paper bag wrapped in tape. They say 27 morphine tablets were found on the driver during processing.

Authorities say they arrested the 55-year-old driver on suspicion of driving with a suspended license and two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.