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About $1M worth of cocaine found during I-70 traffic stop

Posted at 1:50 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 13:50:14-04

GREENCASTLE — An Indiana State Police trooper discovered about $1 million worth of cocaine after stopping a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70.

The tractor-trailer was en route from Phoenix, Arizona to Indianapolis, according to ISP.

When the trooper pulled the driver over for a routine compliance inspection, he received consent to perform a search. The search wielded approximately forty-four pounds of suspected cocaine inside the vehicle with a street value of roughly $1 million.

Both suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Putnam County Jail.