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ISP Find Pot During Traffic Stop

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By Paul Johnson

American Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Troopers from the Idaho State Police were kept busy over the weekend following drug busts near American Falls. Police say that on Sunday, November 10, at about 12:24pm, they performed a traffic stop on a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup on Interstate 86. The stop at milepost 28 near American Falls was for a traffic Violation. Moments after the stop, 13.89 pounds of suspected marijuana was found along with $736. Mario Rodriguez, 22 of Pocatello was taken into custody where he is being charged with trafficking a controlled substance. He was charged with trafficking a controlled substance and felony procession of marijuana.


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