On July 15, arrested two men from California and seized drugs with an estimated value of over $10 million.
According to a release, police were conducting a surveillance detail at 6:45 p.m. in the area of State Road and American Drive. While there, Police observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of 2600 block of State Road.
A few minutes later, officers observed the two males walking southbound on State Road and acting very suspicious. They were then observed driving away in a blue tractor trailer bearing a California registration.
A Bensalem K-9 officer stopped the vehicle in the 3700 block of Street Road for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Estaban Zalazar Velasco, 35, from Galt, CA and the passenger was identified as Juan Ledesma-Nolasco, 48, of Livermore, CA. The truck was placed “out of service” for safety violations.
During the inspections, the K-9 dog gave a positive indication for narcotics. During the search incident to arrest, 15 kilograms of heroin and 20 lbs of Methamphetamine were found. Police said the drugs had a street value of $10 million.
Both Velasco and Ledesma-Nolasco was arraigned in front of Judge Kline and sent to Bucks County Prison on $1 million bail.