Cocaine in a Chrysler
Colorado State Patrol
Two men have been arrested for drug trafficking along Interstate 70 after a traffic stop with a Colorado State Trooper which resulted in the seizure of over 290 pounds of cocaine. On Monday, September 25, around 3:30 AM, a Trooper with the Colorado State Patrol Smuggling-Trafficking-Interdiction-Section stopped a Chrysler minivan for a traffic violation on Interstate 70 near milepost 27. During the stop, the Trooper became suspicious of criminal activity and asked for consent to search the vehicle. The driver declined and a search warrant was obtained. A vehicle search resulted in the Trooper locating a significant amount of drugs hidden in suitcases. The drugs are suspected to be kilos of cocaine and had a total approximate weight of 290 pounds. This case remains open and active. No names have been released, and no interviews or further information will be released at this time.