Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies seized nearly 100 pounds of meth during a traffic stop near Flagstaff last Friday. Deputies pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation at around 1:41 p.m. near Cosnino Road east of Flagstaff. During the stop, the deputy discovered the driver, a 35-year-old Colorado man, was driving with a suspended license. In the car was a 39-year-old man, also from Colorado, a 27-year-old New Mexico woman and a 17-year-old boy. Both adult passengers were found to have warrants out of Colorado. During a search of the vehicle, deputies found 97 pounds of meth, seven-and-a-half pounds of heroin, as well as fentanyl pills and cocaine. A stolen gun was also found. The three adults were booked into the Coconino County Jail on drug and weapon charges, along with the warrants. The incident remains under investigation.
May 07 2021