June 8, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: KREX News 5 "Two Women Arrested for 2.6 Pounds of Meth"

Kristina Kuestner:
"MESA COUNTY, Colo.- A routine traffic stop leads Grand Junction Police to two women transporting 2.6 pounds of methamphetamine.

According to authorities, that's $60,000 in street value.

According to the arrest affidavit, at around 8 p.m. Thursday, a Western Colorado Drug Task Force officer pulled over Elizabeth Valdez on Interstate 70, because she was traveling in the passing lane and never returned to the right lane.

After pulling Valdez over, the officer noticed the high mileage in only a couple of years, and told Valdez that a ticket would not be written, but asked to search the vehicle.

It was then that the officer discovered the 2.6 pounds of meth in a white pillow in the back seat of the car.

Elizabeth Valdez and Agnes Ahn, the passenger and owner of the vehicle, both 23, are each facing one count of unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing, sale or possession..."
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