Arizona Department of Public Safety Seizes 187 pounds of Marijuana and arrests three suspects near Vail, Ariz.
DPS traffic stop turns into coordinated search
Monday, July 25, 2011 -
On July 22, 2011, Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 10 at milepost 283 (near Vail,
Several officers involved were working an overtime shift using Border Guardian funding, a program implemented by Governor Brewer as part of the state’s Border Security Enhancement Program.
187 pounds of Marijuana was located in the vehicle. The driver, a
Three suspects were arrested and booked.
Carlos A. Romero 20,
Juan Benitez-Carlon 23,
Manuel German-Lopez 31,
Charges: Transport and
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