Sunday, February 28, 2010

Traffic stop lead to drug arrest on US 30 near Montpelier

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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: February 28, 2010 9:55 pm
Contact: Trooper McWilliams

On February 28, 2010, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Idaho State Police stopped a red 2005 Kia Spectra on US 30 near Montpelier for a traffic violation. A subsequent investigation resulted in the seizure of 8 pounds of marijuana. The driver, Curt Taphorn, 23 of Oshkosh, WI and passenger, Michael Langeberg, 23 of Madison, WI were arrested and charged with drug trafficking. Both subjects were incarcerated at the Caribou County jail. Officers from the Montpelier Police Department and the Bear Lake County Sherriff's Office assisted with the arrests.