Speeding stop leads Pima Co. deputies to drug arrest - WSMV News 4

Speeding stop leads Pima Co. deputies to drug arrest

Posted: Updated:
Drugs found inside concealed compartment (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) Drugs found inside concealed compartment (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Saul Estrella-Lizarraga (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) Saul Estrella-Lizarraga (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Man faces drug and child abuse charges after Pima County Sheriff's deputies made a routine traffic stop for speeding, according to Chief Deputy Chris Nanos. 

The man, identified as Saul Estrella-Lizarraga, had allegedly been speeding when he was pulled over by a PCSD Border Indications Unit, on Interstate 10 near Avra Valley Road.  

Estrella-Lizarraga, accompanied by his 9-year-old son, had been traveling from Nogales, Sonora to Phoenix when he was pulled over, said PCSD officials.  He allowed deputies to search his vehicle, and a hidden compartment was found containing 7.5 pounds of heroin, 5 pounds of cocaine and 3.3 pounds of methamphetamine.  Estrella-Lizarraga is currently booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Complex on six counts of narcotic drug violations and one count of child abuse. 

According to PCSD officials the child has been released into the custody of his mother.

Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved. 

  • Speeding stop leads Pima Co. deputies to drug arrestMore>>

Powered by Frankly
WSMV
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.