The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department released details Wednesday on a bust along Interstate 80 Monday that netted an estimated 600-thousand dollars worth of drugs. Authorities say 26-year-old Joel Martinez-Marriquin of Las Vegas was stopped for speeding near Van Meter. After a visual check and a search with a drug dog, a deputy discovered the hidden narcotics. Five pounds of cocaine and seven pounds of “crystal ice” methamphetamine were taken from the vehicle. Martinez-Marriquin faces three felony charges in relation to the incident. He is being held in Dallas County Jail on 270 thousand dollars bond.
You are here: / / Thousands of drugs seized after routine traffic stop