More than $2.1 million worth of cocaine seized during traffic stop in Indianapolis; 2 arrested
INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department seized more than $2.1 million worth of cocaine during a traffic stop late Sunday, Sept. 8.
According to a report from IMPD, officers stopped a semi on Interstate 465 at the Kentucky Avenue exit around 9:15 p.m. Sunday. The driver of the truck, with Ontario plates, had committed a traffic violation.
Officers interviewed the driver and a passenger and discovered the information they were providing was inconsistent with the truck driver’s log book entries.
The driver and passenger consented to a search of the semi and contents in the trailer, and during the search, officers recovered 88 kilos of cocaine valued at $2.1 million.
A 57-year-old man and a 55-year-old man were arrested for their involvement in the incident. Police identified the men as Gurindes Sing and Jagdev Sanda.