Earlier this month an Arizona State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro on eastbound Interstate 8, at milepost 20, east of Yuma.

All Methed Up: Trooper In Arizona Seizes 138 Pounds Of Meth From 18-Year-Old

Earlier this month an Arizona State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro on eastbound Interstate 8, at milepost 20, east of Yuma.

Earlier this month an Arizona State Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro on eastbound Interstate 8, at milepost 20, east of Yuma.

During the traffic stop, the trooper observed multiple “indicators” of criminal activity.

Following a positive alert by his narcotics detection canine, the trooper discovered 138 pounds of suspected methamphetamine concealed throughout the vehicle.

The suspect driver, 18-year-old Christopher Bautista of Somerton, Arizona, was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Jail on charges including possession, transportation, and sale of a dangerous drug.

Following the roadside seizure and arrest, a residential search warrant was served in Somerton, resulting in $15,640 in illicit U.S. currency, a loaded handgun, and ammunition seized as evidence.

Visit Tampafp.com for PoliticsTampa Area Local NewsSports, and National Headlines. Support journalism by clicking here to our GiveSendGo or sign up for our free newsletter by clicking here

Android Users, Click Here To Download The Free Press App And Never Miss A Story. Follow Us On Facebook Here Or Twitter Here.

Copyright 2022 The Free Press, LLC, tampafp.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Advertisement

Login To Facebook From Your Browser To Leave A Comment