Mineral County Sheriff’s Office made a substantial drug arrest on Friday, Dec. 29, when members of the department who were working an overtime assignment for the Office of Traffic Safety pulled over a vehicle containing cocaine.
Deputies pulled over a 2016 Jeep Commander SUV bearing Nevada license plate number UNR21056 for traveling 82 miles per hour in a posted 70 miles per hour zone.
Officers became suspicious of possible criminal activity during the traffic stop at which time a consensual search of the vehicle was conducted.
Deputies would locate approximately 210.9 grams of cocaine wrapped in grease and cellophane wrap during that search.
Both male occupants, Roberto Ayala-Herrera and Victor Herrera, were arrested and are currently housed in the Mineral County Detention Center.
The driver of the Jeep, Ayala-Herrera is being held on $125,075 bond for the following charges: trafficking schedule II controlled substance, 400+ gram; sell schedule I or II controlled substance (first); possession to sell schedule I/II, FLNTRZPM/GHB, (first) and speed in rural area (county population & lt…). Herrera is being held on $125,000 bond for the following charges: possess to sell schedule I/II FLNTRZPM/GHB, (first); trafficking schedule II controlled substance, 400+ grams and sell schedule I or II controlled substance (first).