An Oct. 3 traffic stop resulted in the seizure of a large amount of suspected methamphetamine and heroin.
According to Delta County Undersheriff Mark Taylor, a sheriff's deputy stopped a 2014 Toyota Tundra in the parking lot of 1410 Valley View Drive, Delta, after observing the driver make several traffic violations.
During the contact the deputy learned the driver, Lonny Hilbers, 42, was on parole from the Colorado Department of Corrections. The deputy contacted Hilbers' parole officer, who responded to the scene. A search of Hilbers' vehicle and contents was conducted by the deputy and parole officer. Approximately 8 grams of suspected heroin and approximately 37 grams of suspected methamphetamine were seized, along with cash and other evidence.
Hilbers was booked into the Delta County jail on charges of unlawful distribution (possession with intent to distribute), unlawful possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin).