Idaho Falls Police Officers were notified by the Idaho State Police that a vehicle suspected of being involved in drug trafficking may be passing through the Idaho Falls area around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Idaho Falls Police Officers were able to locate the vehicle driving northbound on I-15.
Officers observed the vehicle failing to correctly signal while changing lanes and conducted a traffic stop.
With the help of a Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputy and his K-9, a search of the vehicle was performed which yielded approximately 42.5 pounds of marijuana.
23-year-old Destiny Vang of Wisconsin and 49-year-old Sam Shoua Lao of Minnesota were both arrested for separate counts of felony drug trafficking and were taken to the Bonneville County Jail.