Thursday, November 15, 2012

Marijuana Seizure on Interstate 86 near American Falls

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

For Immediate Release: 11/15/12 4:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday November 15, 2012, at approximately 8:26 a.m., the Idaho State Police stopped a Chevrolet Pickup for a routine traffic violation on Interstate 86 at milepost 37, near American Falls. During the investigation, approximately 3.4 pounds of marijuana was discovered in the vehicle. The driver Robert Wiuff, 52, of Sonoma, California was arrested. Wiuff was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and also with possession of drug paraphernalia. The marijuana seized has a street value of approximately $12,000.

The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Power County Sheriff's Office. The investigation is ongoing.