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ISP Arrest Suspects On Drug Charges

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By Paul Johnson

Cassia County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Two people were arrested earlier this Thursday following a routine traffic stop in Cassia County. Idaho State Police say that a trooper made the stop at 9:31 am along Interstate 86 at milepost 2. The driver, Rex Archer, 33 of Merced California and a passenger, Joel Porter, 30 of Jacksonville, Florida were both arrested and taken to the Cassia County jail charged with drug trafficking. Inside the vehicle, authorities found and later seized approximately 21 pounds of suspected marijuana. The value of the drugs is estimated at $40,000. The investigation continues according to the police.


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