Two California men accused of having 16 kilos of cocaine in their possession have been bound over to 6th District Court.
Eduardo Fragosa, 25, and Juan Hurtado Meza, 32, both Indio, Calif., will appear in District Court Jan. 11 in Richfield. They have been held in Sevier County jail in lieu of $150,000 bail each, charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.Street value of the drug was placed at $5 million.
The two men were arrested Dec. 12 in Elsinore, Sevier County, when they called the Sevier County sheriff's department for aid in getting their stalled vehicle started. They were also carrying flowers, which they said they were going to deliver in Denver.
The second-degree felony with which they are charged carries a prison sentence of one to 15 years and a maximum $10,000 fine.