Friday, December 6, 2013

Two Arrested With Large Amount Of Marijuana

Herbert Palacios, 41, of Illinois

Two Arrested With 85 Pounds Of Marijuana

Mesa County, Colo. -- Just after noon on Thursday, December 5, 2013, two Western Colorado Drug Task Force deputies working interstate interdiction stopped two vehicles traveling together. The first vehicle stopped, was driven by 41-year-old Herbert Palacios, of Illinois. He was stopped in the eastbound lane of I-70 near mile marker 24. The second vehicle was driven by Daniel Dove, 54, also of Illinois, and he was stopped on I-70 in the eastbound lane at mile marker 32.

Marijuana concentrates and personal use marijuana were located by the deputies, in addition to approximately 85 pounds of marijuana. Both were charged with a traffic violation and distribution of marijuana. That amount of marijuana has a street value approximated at $225,000.00.
Daniel Dove, 54, of Illinois

A photo of Daniel Dove is currently not available, but will be posted once it is available. Bond information can be found on our Inmate Inquiry System. For breaking news updates, follow us on Twitter @SheriffMesaColo using #GVCopBeat and #MesaCounty