Friday, April 27, 2012

ISP Officers Arrest 2 on Drug Charges in Elmore County, April 20, 2012

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 04/27/12 2:00 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 20, 2012, at approximately 10:40 a.m., an Idaho State Police District 3 Trooper stopped a purple 2012 Toyota Avalon, displaying Idaho license plates, westbound on Interstate 84, near milepost 92, in Elmore County, Idaho for a traffic violation.

The driver was identified by an Idaho driver's license as Joshua W. Smith (30 YOA) of Boise, Idaho and the passenger was identified as Anthony T. Buhler (29 YOA) also of Boise, Idaho.

A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed approximately 6.5 pounds of Marijuana, prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia and a Glock handgun inside the vehicle. Mr. Smith and Mr. Buhler were arrested for Felony Drug Trafficking (marijuana), Possession of Paraphernalia and two counts of Possession of a Prescription Drug. Mr. Smith and Mr. Buhler were booked into the Elmore County Jail. The estimated value of the seized marijuana was approximately $16,250.

If media representatives have questions, they may telephone the Idaho State Police District 3 Office at 884-7360.