Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Interstate Interdiction Nets 63 Pounds Of Marijuana

Adan Valdovinos-Ponce, 25

Drug Task Force Arrests Two, Charges For Large Amount Of Marijuana

Jose Zaragoza, 21
Mesa County, Colo.-- Near mile marker 15, eastbound Interstate 70, Western Colorado Drug Task Force deputies arrested two males with 63 pounds of vacuum packaged marijuana in the vehicle they were traveling in. The street value on that amount of marijuana is approximately $160,000.00.

Adan Ponce, 25-years-old and Jose Zaragoza, 21-years-old, were both booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on one charge each of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Jose was also charged with a traffic violation. The deputies arrested both suspects about 1 a.m. on December 11, 2013.

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