WEIMAR MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUGS DURING LATE NIGHT TRAFFIC STOP

  
(Fayette County Sheriff's Office)

A late-night traffic stop led to a drug arrest in Fayette County.

Sgt. Ryan Meagher of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on a white, 2011 Infiniti G37X.

The stop was made around 11pm last (Friday) night on Highway 71 near the intersection with Loop 220.

Sgt. Meagher conducted a search of the vehicle, and located cocaine that was concealed inside the dashboard behind the car radio.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 38-year-old Erick Mendez-Morales of Weimar was taken into custody.

He was transported to the Dan R. Beck Justice Center in La Grange, where he was booked on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

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