Illegal Immigrants Caught Transporting Drugs

Three illegal immigrants are detained and large amounts of drugs are found.

Sunday morning, Colorado State Patrol pulled over an S.U.V with California plates on Interstate 70 near mile marker 16. Inside the vehicle they found three illegal immigrants, one being only fourteen. Once they were in custody a search of the vehicle began. That's when the Drug Enforcement Agency was notified and according to the Colorado State Patrol large amounts of marijuana and cocaine were found in the spare tire of the vehicle.

The S.U.V and illegals were taken to the Fruita State Patrol Office.
This investigation is continuing.