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DPS seizes more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana from commercial vehicle following traffic stop

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 -

On Friday, February 19, 2010, at 4:00 a.m., DPS Officers assigned to the agency’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau conducted a traffic stop on a tractor-trailer for an equipment violation. The traffic stop occurred on Interstate 40, near milepost 208 (just outside of Flagstaff).

A canine alerted to the trailer. A subsequent search of the trailer revealed 2,140 pounds of marijuana with a street value of approximately $1 million. The marijuana and tractor-trailer were seized. The driver and passenger were arrested and booked into the Coconino County Jail for possession of marijuana for sale, and transportation of marijuana for sale.

Driver/Owner: David B. Colon DOB: 06-30-1985, Heron, FL.

Passenger: Emilio Jean DOB: 07-21-1972, Conyers, GA

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