Deputies in Monona County says they seized cash and illegal drugs after two recent routine traffic stops. A deputy stopped a vehicle early last Thursday driven by Valentin Mendosa of Washington State for speeding. The deputy found nine ounces of cocaine and more than 11-thousand dollars in cash in the care. Mendosa and two juveniles were arrested on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and failure to have a drug tax stamp. Another deputy stopped a car Saturday for a routine violation and arrested two people from Mexico after a drug dog found 13 pounds of marijuana. The two were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, and failure to have drug tax stamp.
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