Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Springville PD seizes 500 pounds of meth, cocaine

The Springville Police Department announced Tuesday morning the seizure of more than 500 pounds of methamphetamines and cocaine recovered during a Sunday traffic stop.

Chief Ronald Black said a patrol officer pulled over a tractor-trailer for a traffic violation early Sunday morning and discovered during a search of the truck a hidden compartment that had 116 bundles containing methamphetamines and cocaine.

Police arrested the driver, Yedidiyah Fonken, 29, of McAllen, Texas, who is being held without bond in the St. Clair County Jail, Black said.

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