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UHP Traffic Stop Nets Drug Bust

UHP Traffic Stop Nets Drug Bust

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(KSL News) -- A routine traffic stop by Utah Highway Patrol troopers led to a major marijuana bust.

Troopers found three pounds of marijuana in the-car... then they were lead to a "stash house" in Salt Lake and found 250 pounds more.

Elijio Maldonado and Jesus Zavala were arrested in the-vehicle.

Jose and Ignacio Palafox were arrested at the home.

All face drug charges and immigration violations.

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