Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Traffic stop results in drug arrest near American Falls

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

For Immediate Release: 11/15/11 4:15 p.m.
Contact: Lt. Gonzalez

On Tuesday, November 15,2011 at approximately 10:50 a.m., Cpl. T. Nalder stopped a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban for a traffic violation. The driver Philip E. Grossi was traveling east bound on Interstate 86 near milepost 28 in Power County. The driver was identified by his Montana driver's license. Cpl. Nalder through his investigation discovered 23 pounds of marijuana. Cpl. Nalder seized the marijuana and also seized approximately $1000.00 in cash. Grossi was charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana, Felony Trafficking in Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. The drugs are street valued at approximately $115,000.00. The investigation is continuing.

Contact Lt. Gonzales for further information.