Traffic Stop Uncovers Drugs, $13,600 in Cash
A New Mexico man was arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop in Trinity County.
Jaime Francisco Guerrero, 51 of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was arrested Saturday night.
The Trinity County Sheriff's Office said the CHP conducted a traffic stop at 8:30 p.m. On Highway 299 near Fawn Lodge. The officer requested a K-9 unit from the sheriff's office.
The K-9 alerted on two different controlled substances which are believed to be heroin and cocaine. The dog also alerted on a possible third controlled substance which was a liquid mixed with methamphetamine. They also recovered $13,600 in cash.
Two juveniles traveling with Guerrero were also arrested. Guerrero faces a series of charges including importing, selling and furnishing a controlled substance, and child endangerment.
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