60,000 Fentanyl Pills Found During Traffic Stop

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On the afternoon of January 9, 2023, a Deputy with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for fictitous license plates near the Fruita exit on Interstate 70. Upon a voluntary search of the vehicle, the deputy discovered an estimated 60,000 blue pills consistant with Fentanyl, 5 ounces of cocaine and a large sum of US currency.

30-year-old Henry Espinal-Meza was arrested and booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility.  He is charged with three counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute. 

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Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 12:30pm
Reference ID: 
23-1240 Olson

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