Friday, December 14, 2012

Drug arrest I90 @46

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Idaho State Police
Regional Communication Center - North
615 W Wilbur Ave
Suite A
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815

Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices
District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208) 209- 8618
District 2 (208) 799-5150

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At approximately 1:30 p.m. Cpl Kessler stopped a vehicle for speeding on I90 near milepost 46. Cpl Kessler became suspicious that the driver, a 40 year old male, was attempting to smuggle drugs through Idaho. Cpl Kessler obtained written consent to search the vehicle from the driver and upon searching the vehicle located several large duffle bags that were filled with what appeared to be marijuana. The total seizure of marijuana weighed approximately 120.75 lbs with an estimated street value of over $386,000. The driver was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana. Photos are available upon request.