Andres Lara-Sangines, 22, Albuquerque, New Mexico

A New Mexico man is in the Morgan County Jail and charged with two felonies after a trooper stopped to assist his disabled vehicle. Early Wednesday morning, May 26th, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Master Trooper Tim Denny was on I-70 EB near the 51mm and stopped to assist a 2005 Cadillac Escalade pulling a horse trailer stopped on the emergency lane. While speaking with the driver, Andres Lara-Sangines 22, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, he observed several indicators on the vehicle consistent with drug trafficking. Senior Trooper Wade and his K-9 partner “Mojo” were called to the scene and the dog did alert on the vehicle. A search of the vehicle by troopers produced two kilos of cocaine wrapped in six individual packages. The cocaine has an estimated street value of approximately $50,000. Lara-Sangines was arrested without incident and transported to the Morgan County Jail where he is being held on a $60,000 property/surety and $4,005 cash bond. He has been charged with two felony counts: dealing in cocaine and possession of cocaine.

( WXIn-TV FOX59 )

A New Mexico man is in the Morgan County Jail and charged with two felonies after a trooper stopped to assist his disabled vehicle. Early Wednesday morning, May 26th, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Master Trooper Tim Denny was on I-70 EB near the 51mm and stopped to assist a 2005 Cadillac Escalade pulling a horse trailer stopped on the emergency lane. While speaking with the driver, Andres Lara-Sangines 22, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, he observed several indicators on the vehicle consistent with drug trafficking. Senior Trooper Wade and his K-9 partner “Mojo” were called to the scene and the dog did alert on the vehicle. A search of the vehicle by troopers produced two kilos of cocaine wrapped in six individual packages. The cocaine has an estimated street value of approximately $50,000. Lara-Sangines was arrested without incident and transported to the Morgan County Jail where he is being held on a $60,000 property/surety and $4,005 cash bond. He has been charged with two felony counts: dealing in cocaine and possession of cocaine.

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