Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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: 10/23/2013 2:55 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013, at approximately 8:38 am, the Idaho State Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Cadillac SUV, on Interstate 86 near milepost 28, near American Falls in Power County, Idaho. The vehicle was traveling east and was stopped for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as 56 year-old Carl E. Keen, from Entiat, Washington. Pursuant to the traffic stop, 2.2 pounds of suspected marijuana was found and seized. Keen was incarcerated at the Power County Jail where he is being charged with trafficking a controlled substance, felony possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bear River Task Force during the traffic stop.