DPS Seizes $2.5 Million Worth of Drugs During Traffic Stop in Phoenix

By on October 19, 2020 0 564Views

A trooper with the Arizona Department of Public Safety found over $2.5 million in drugs during a traffic stop Thursday evening in Phoenix, DPS said.

The trooper conducted the traffic stop on a vehicle near 20th and Greenway streets.

During a search of the vehicle, the trooper discovered 50,000 fentanyl pills, 30 pounds of cocaine, and 464 pounds of methamphetamine, the largest amount of methamphetamine seized during a single traffic stop in DPS history, DPS said.

The driver, identified as Luis Sonoqui, was arrested and booked into jail on several charges: possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of narcotic drugs, possession of narcotic drugs for sale, conspiracy and illegally conducting an enterprise.

Click here to read the full press release.