8 kilos of cocaine seized from a traffic stop on I-10Posted on November 17, 2008
On November 17, 2008 a Department of Public Safety Officer stopped a 1994 Honda on interstate 10 for traffic violations. The Officer searched the vehicle and found and empty compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle and in inside of the top side of the driver wall was plastic bundles of cocaine. The total amount of cocaine seized was 8 kilos. The driver Jose Luis Uriarte, age 31, was arrested and charged with transportation and possession of cocaine for sale.