Large Meth Bust On I-80 In Reno

By: Stewart Campbell Email
By: Stewart Campbell Email

At approximately 7.43pm on December 12th 2007 a Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper noted a car traveling faster than the speed limit on I-80 near West McCarren.

Efren Quinonez, 23, was stopped for speeding near West McCarran Boulevard Thursday evening. After what was described as suspicious behavior, troopers requested a canine unit from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office.

Once the K-9 arrived it led Troopers to a stash of approximately 11.5pounds of methetamine stashed within the passenger compartment.

Quinonez and passenger Luis Alberto, 18, where taken into custody and the meth has been placed in evidence.


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