Mendota couple facing drug charges in Nevada

Armira Carreon – Photo Mesquite Police Department

Connor Carreon – Photo Mesquite Police Department

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MESQUITE, NV – A couple from Mendota is facing drug charges in Nevada. According to the Mesquite, Nevada police department, they say that on Wednesday, June 24th, they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Interstate 15. Authorities say they initiated a search of the vehicle based on alleged observed illegal drug activity. Taken into custody were 29-year-old Connor Carreon and 21-year-old Armira Carreon, both of Mendota. They were charged with seven different drug felonies after officers allegedly found nearly 18 pounds of purported raw Marijuana, concentrated THC oils, edible candies and paraphernalia. Authorites also charged the couple with Felony Child Endangerment and took their toddler, who was traveling with them, into protective custody. Both are currently being held in the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.

6/24 Traffic Stop – Photo Mesquite Police Department