Two truck drivers arrested after state troopers find $400K in drugs during routine stop in Putnam Co

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. -- Two semi-truck drivers are facing charges after troopers with the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement found $400,000 worth of illegal drugs during a routine traffic stop on Monday.

The bust happened on I-70 in Putnam County around 2 p.m.  

A trooper pulled over the tractor-trailer for a routine compliance inspection and found the drugs during a search of the cab.

The semi was loaded with seafood and on its way from California to New York.

According to Indiana State Police, they found 609 marijuana edibles, 1497 marijuana smoking devices, 456 ounces of marijuana syrup, 7 pounds of marijuana, 400 pills and 20 fentanyl transdermal patches inside multiple suitcases.

The driver, Christian Calmus, 24, from Arizona and the passenger, Sergo Guyumijian, 34, from New York were both arrested and charged with dealing marijuana over 10 pounds and possession of narcotic drugs. 

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