Troopers seize more than $2 million in cocaine and black tar heroin in traffic stop

Commercial vehicle pulled over for marked lanes violation.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Sep 25, 2013

Two men from California are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 42 pounds of cocaine and two pounds of black tar heroin, worth $2,072,000, following traffic stop in Wood County.

Troopers stopped a 2010 Freightliner tractor-trailer, with California registration, for a marked lanes violation, on Interstate 80 eastbound, near milepost 72, in Wood County at 1:21 p.m. on September 23. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the commercial vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the contraband concealed in the cab of the truck.

The driver, Bobby D. Robinson II, 24, of Carson, Calif., and passenger, Christopher Bustamante, 31, of Montebello, Calif., were incarcerated in the Wood County Justice Center and charged with possession and trafficking in cocaine and heroin, all first-degree felonies; and possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony.

If convicted each man could face up to 41 years in prison and up to a $82,500 fine.

Comments

truckin

Good! Get um'! Must have not looked right, good job. I HATE drugs, heck even though i carry around some aspirin, i still even hate them. I HATE druggies, drug pushers, drug advocates, even people who "think" about doing drugs. I wonder if my comments will get deleted for all the HATE.

Dr.Gonzo

I have to say, I believe OSP does a hell of job around here. Keep up the good work.

tadpole

Great job, Troopers!!

VTX Rider

Think about the number of stops the OSP has made for small traffic violations and then all of a sudden "criminal indicators" are observed (not sure what those are)and BAM, drug arrest! I would venture to guess that they had been notified this (as well as others) vehicle could be transporting drugs. They follow it and wait until there is some small violation and then pull them over.

truckin

nah..i just think they know by observation, luck of the draw. Kinda maybe like a profiling thing? although them words are politically incorrect. Kinda like the feeling you get from a stranger in your neighborhood? All seems ok or something just isn't right.. same thing with a good cop.

deertracker

If you believe that you must have been run over by a truck! Stop posting stupid remarks! You look foolish!

hit the road jack

How many times have YOU had your truck rummaged through by a cop during a speeding ticket stop? just like I thought, never.

truckin

1st. i don't look the part. 2nd yes one time i was caught speeding in north TX. back in the 90's, 80 in a 60. at 7 am. Came out of the valley (so. tx.) with a load mexico produce. Driving all nite. Cop said due to circumstance, speeding? driving all nite? where load originated? dogs were called, trl climbed in, hour later i was released. So yes i do believe in tips but i also believe in circumstances bring searches..

justlisten

Every time I get pulled over they ask to search my truck I always tell them no and that I do not consent to searches. Not because I have 2 million worth of dope in my car, its because I refuse to be profiled. I have tattoos so I'm a druggy