Rio Rico Woman Arrested For Smuggling Meth

PINAL COUNTY — A Rio Rico woman, Stephanie Sanchez, is in custody after she was caught smuggling an estimated 46 pounds of methamphetamine.

According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, the 37-year-old Sanchez was pulled over near Eloy, Arizona for equipment and vehicle insurance violations.

During the traffic stop, the deputy noticed “inconsistencies,” which led to a search of the vehicle. The deputy discovered two hidden compartments which contained 42 plastic wrapped bundles of methamphetamine.

“Our K-9 Unit did a fantastic job on this stop. Ninety percent of all meth used in the United States is made in super labs in Mexico. The Cartel is making billions off this dangerous drugs, and the American people are paying the price. And I’m not just talking about what it does to users and their families,” said Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb. “The total cost of meth to communities across our country is estimated at $23 billion to cover the criminal justice system, medical care and emergency room visits, dental care, first responders and
social services.”

Sanchez was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, and transportation of dangerous drugs.

1 Comment

  1. This is why we want walls and better tougher border laws
    This killing of Americans must stop .. The killing and abuse of American children must stop
    We are paying the price for these illegal drugs
    Open borders just mean a take over of American Soil by these Cartels
    They the rich Drug Cartels have already bought homes in Calif,Az
    all over the USA With money that these illegal drugs buys
    They will make American slaves to to them, They have succeede in parts of the U S
    Is This what you Americans Want ?

    Less then ten years parts of Calif Az Texas and other states will be just like Tiajunana, slowly they are winning! Crime rate, gun deaths, suicides,theft crimes stolen cars,Sex trafficing
    Stabbings childabuse families torn apart = Are all related to these illegal Drugs flooding Our Great Country from Mexico

    Dont want more crime ? Want to feel safe Want to take your children to parks with out steeping or seeing needles Dont want more homeless shitting on the side walk ? Want to feel safe in your own home ?
    We do something about it !
    Stop the open borders Stop the Heroin And Meth coming in from Mexico
    Want to see your taxs help you and not feed a bunch of drug addicts on the street
    Want to house the homeless ?
    Well stand up and help
    Stop Open Borders Help ICE
    Bring these drug thugs and criminals and illegals to justice
    Close the Borders
    Feel safe again !
    We have laws And we must make everyone obey them Including the Iilegals
    Peace

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