Mesa County traffic stop leads to discovery of 60,000 Fentanyl pills
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - A deputy with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on I-70 near Fruita, Colorado, for false license plates leading to a major drug bust.
Mid-afternoon on January 9, 2023, a voluntary search revealed an estimated 60,000 blue pills consistant with Fentanyl, 5 ounces of cocaine and a large amount of US currency.
Henry Espinal-Meza, 30, was arrested and booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility.
He is charged with three separate counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute.
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