ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - A St. Louis County police officer was recognized for a bust that led to several arrests connected to a criminal drug organization out of Mexico.
The Missouri Narcotics Officer Association presented to Central County Precinct Officer Joe Hollocher.
Officer Hollocher made a traffic stop on April 17, 2012 at I-70 and I-170 which led to a federal investigation. Five people were arrested and more than seven kilograms of cocaine was confiscated.
The MNOA is an organization created by law enforcement narcotics personnel as an intelligence networking and law enforcement training mechanism for its members.