Saturday, September 26, 2009

I15 Traffic Stop Near Malad Leads to Drug Seizure and Arrest

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2203
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 233-7451

For Immediate Release: 09/26/2009 7:38pm
Contact: Master Corporal Tom Sellers

On 09/25/2009 at approximately 2235 hours, Idaho State Police Master Corporal Tom Sellers stopped Lawrence H. Roach, DOB 01/01/1983 for speeding on I-15 near Malad, Idaho. During the traffic stop MCpl. Sellers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from Roach's vehicle and began an investigation. Subsequent to the investigation, MCpl. Sellers recovered approximately 5.4 pounds of marijuana and 27.1 grams of cocaine. These items have a street value of approximately $6600.00. Roach was arrested for trafficking marijuana and possession of cocaine with intent to deliver. He is currently incarcerated in the Bannock County Jail.