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Last updated on Thursday, February 2, 2012
(HENRY COUNTY) - Indiana State Police seized 37 kilos of Cocaine during a routine traffic stop. The value of the seized drugs is just under $4 million.
According to officials, a trooper pulled a Freightliner over on Interstate 70 in Henry County around 9:30 a.m. The trooper became suspicious after talking with the driver of the refrigerated trailer.
Upon further inspection, the trooper found 20 kilos of Cocaine in brick form in the cab of the truck. The trooper also found 17 kilos in the truck and trailer.
The trailer was loaded with lettuce and was on its way to New Jersey from California.
The driver, 26-year-old Mosies Delgado, and his passenger, 52-year-old Rene Rocha, were both charged with Posession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver. Both men have bail set at $69,000.
Anyone with information about illegal drug use may call the Pendleton Post at 1-800-527-4752, or the Indiana State Police Drug Tip Line at 1-800-453-4756. Tips can be made and kept anonymous.
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