Eight Pounds of Meth Seized

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What started out as a routine traffic stop on I-70, leads to the discovery of eight pounds of Methamphetamine.

Alonso Verdugo–Moreno of California was pulled over for speeding. According to Moreno’s arrest affidavit, he says he was driving from California to Denver to “see a man about a job” it says he appeared very nervous.

The officer asked to search the car and Moreno agreed, six packages of what later tested positive for Meth, was found behind a metal panel in the back of the car. Moreno was arrested and booked into the Mesa County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, special offender, and speeding.