Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 6/29/11 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Lt Gonzales

On Wednesday June 29, 2011, at approximately 6:36 p.m., Idaho State Police conducted a routine traffic stop on Interstate 15 at milepost 74, which resulted in the arrest of two subjects for trafficking cocaine. Troopers stopped and arrested Ivan Villalobos, 26 of American Falls and Jose Cruz-Mendez, 40 of Salt Lake City, UT. Both subjects were in possession of approximately 5 ounces of cocaine. Both Villalobos and Cruz-Mendez are being held at the Bannock County Jail.

Any further inquires can be made to Lieutenant Gonzales, during business hours at the Region 5 Patrol Office (208) 236-6466.