Two Twin Falls People Charged With Drug Trafficking In Eastern Idaho


By Paul Johnson

Idaho Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Idaho State Police say they found 3.3 pounds of Methamphetamine following a traffic stop near Idaho Falls Thursday Morning. Police say that just before 10 am, a trooper conducted a routine traffic stop on Interstate 15 milepost 117. During the stop, police used a K-9 drug dog to search the vehicle. The search revealed 3.3 pounds of Meth, a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, two semi-automatic hand guns and one revolver.
Authorities arrested Kimberly Rose, 18 of Twin Falls and Uriel Ortega, 25 also of Twin Falls. They were charged with felony drug trafficking and are being held at the Bonneville County Jail.
Police estimate the street value for the meth at $90,000 to $100,000 dollars.

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