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Indiana trooper seizes $5M in illegal drugs during truck inspection

Posted: 12:27 AM, Oct 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-31 04:27:23Z

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. -- An Indiana State Police trooper seized $5 million worth of drugs during a routine DOT inspection on Tuesday. 

Indiana State Police say the trooper stopped the semi at the scales around 10:30 a.m. and got suspicious while talking with the driver. 

After receiving consent, the trooper searched the trailer and found 220 pounds of suspected cocaine and 65 pounds of suspected methamphetamine. the drugs were found inside travel bags and have an estimated street value of roughly $5 million. 

The trailer was loaded with aluminum crates and was traveling from California to Ohio. 

The driver of the semi, Ravninder Singh Kaler, 22, was arrested and charged with dealing narcotics and possession of narcotics. 

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