Ernest Marek Chrzaszcz arrested with 300 lbs of pot and 50 kilos of cocainePosted on July 19, 2009
On July 19, 2009, an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Officer stopped a northbound tractor-trailer, for an equipment violation on State Route 87 near milepost 231 about 19 miles south of Payson. During a consent search the officer located 8.7 kilograms of a high grade South American type heroin. The search also revealed 50 kilos of cocaine along with 300 pounds of marijuana. The drugs, along with the tractor-trailer, were seized. The driver Ernest Marek Chrzaszcz, 36 years of age, and Jayson Lyle Shawd, 41 years of age, were booked into the Gila County Jail in Payson, Arizona on the charges of possession of a narcotic drug for sale, transportation of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana for sale.
Source: Arizona Department Public Safety