Wakigan, Illinois (CBS) – A Texas man faces drug charges after a Lake County Sheriff dog found more than two kilograms of cocaine during a traffic outage in Wakigan on Friday afternoon.
Deputy Sheriff Lake County stopped in a vehicle on Greenwood Avenue on the Amstats Expressway in Wakigan at around 1:15 pm due to a traffic violation.
During the traffic outage, Duke, a Sheriff’s dog in Lake County, snuffed free air around the car, indicating that there was smuggled goods in the car, police said.
A sheriff’s agent searched the vehicle and found a bag containing more than 2 kilograms of cocaine on the passenger seat floor.
Jorge Villarreal Flores, 47, of Texas, a passenger in the passenger seat of the vehicle, was detained.
He was responsible for the production and delivery of cocaine and the possession of cocaine.
“I am very proud that the Duke of Dogs and his handler, Deputy Arrowwood, have contributed to this traffic stop. Our dog team and the entire sheriff’s office are dangerous drugs. We will continue to strive to keep our community safe, while arresting those who have or have weapons, “said Sheriff John Idleburg.
Villarreal-Flores is held in Lake County Prison with a $ 1 million bond.
He will appear in court on July 19th.
Lake County Sheriff K9 was charged after discovering more than 2 kilograms of cocaine during a traffic outage
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