INDIANA – Troopers were able to take some serious drugs off the street after a traffic stop yielded a significant amount of drugs.
According to Indiana State Troopers, Thursday, May 26, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., an Indiana State Trooper stopped a tractor-trailer at the thirty-seven-mile marker eastbound on Interstate 70 for a routine compliance inspection. The driver of the tractor-trailer was identified as Leonardo Hernandez, age 38, of Miami, Florida, with one passenger in the vehicle. During the conversation with the driver and passenger, criminal indicators were observed, and a consent search revealed approximately forty-four pounds of suspected cocaine.
Leonardo Hernandez and Rolando Bermudez Acevedo were taken into custody and transported to the Putnam County Jail. The tractor-trailer was enroute from Phoenix, Arizona, to Indianapolis, Indiana.
Leonardo Hernandez, 38, Miami, Florida
- Dealing a narcotic drug, Level 2, Felony
- Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Level 3, Felony
Rolando Bermudez Acevedo, 24, Orlando, Florida
- Dealing a narcotic drug, Level 2 Felony
- Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Level 3 Felony