GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Putnamville post of the Indiana State Police have confiscated a reported $2 million worth of cocaine after a traffic stop Sunday evening.
According to ISP, at approximately 5:45 p.m. an ISP Trooper stopped a semi tractor-trailer for a motor carrier inspection on Interstate 70 near the 41 mile marker. After speaking with the driver of the semi, 32-year-old Vikram Sandhu of New York, the officer called the Putnam County Sheriff’s canine officer for assistance.
Troopers discovered approximately 115 pounds of cocaine in the sleeper berth of the semi, said police.
Police estimate the value of the seized drugs to be worth $2 million. Sandhu was allegedly travelling from Houston, Tex. to Indianapolis.
Sandhu was taken to Putnam County jail with preliminary charges of dealing narcotics and possession of narcotics.