Salt Lake police confiscated more than one pound of cocaine from a downtown motel Saturday afternoon, a police spokesman said. Two people were taken into custody.
At 1 p.m., police were called to a "suspicious circumstance" in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, 616 S. 200 West, said Lt. John Hodson. The officer was led to a room where he found 11/4 pounds of cocaine, a pager, a scale and packing bags.Two unidentified men in their late teens or early 20s were arrested and booked in the Salt Lake County jail for investigation of possession, said Hodson. The incident is under investigation.