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Cops: Utah man had a $100K worth of drugs mailed from Germany

August 13, 2018  |  Posted by: Michael Falzarano
Cops: Utah man had a $100K worth of drugs mailed from Germany

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Authorities charged a Utah man for having $100,000 in illegal drugs mailed from Germany.

According to the Daily Herald, 29-year-old Manteo Soto of Price was arrested Friday on suspicion of distributing, offering or arranging the distribution of a controlled substance.

Officials said Utah County Major Crimes Task Force received information from federal agents that a package was being shipped to a post office in Orem from Germany contained 543 grams of the drug ecstasy that could be used to produce hundreds of pills.

Authorities indicated that the two packages of drugs were concealed inside a teddy bear and sealed in a shipping box addressed to a post office box.

Officers arrested Soto after reportedly signed for the package.

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