Brothers Busted for 8 Pounds of Marijuana
MESA COUNTY, Colo. - Two men were booked into the Mesa County jail after allegedly being busted with eight pounds of marijuana.
Jesse Smith, 31, and Schuyler Smith, 26, both of New york, were stopped Thursday morning by a Western Slope Drug Task Force official on Interstate 70 near mile marker 6.
According to arrest affidavits, a search of their vehicle turned up eight pounds of suspected marijuana, which has a street value of about $20,000.
The Smiths told authorities they drove in from California and were headed to the Fort Collins area.
Jesse and Schuyler being held in the Mesa County jail on $7,5000 bonds.