A recent traffic stop in Mesa on Tuesday, April 3, led to a drug arrest. Police pulled over 22-year-old David Peralta-Flores for not having a legible or visible license plate. During the stop, Peraltes-Flores admitted that he was in the United States illegally and did not have a valid driver’s license.
Mesa Police found items in Peraltes-Flores’ car that led them to arrest Mr. Peraltes-Flores on suspicion of selling marijuana. These items included electronic scales, baggies full of marijuana, and $150 in cash. Police have reported that Mr. Peraltes-Flores explained he had the marijuana because he had just purchased it and intended to take it home to smoke it.
Marijuana charges can be very serious in Arizona, especially if it is believed that you had the intent to sell. If you need help after a drug arrest in Mesa, it is important that you get in contact with an experienced Mesa drug lawyer as soon as possible. Many Arizona drug charges result in felony convictions, which have a long-lasting negative impact on your future.
If you have questions about your drug arrest in Arizona, or if a loved one of yours has been arrested, call the Mesa criminal defense attorneys with Curry, Pearson & Wooten today to schedule a completely free consultation to discuss your circumstances. We also recommend that you take a look at our FREE book, Arizona Criminal Law – What You Must Know, which will explain more about what happens after an arrest. Just take a moment to give us a call or fill out our quick online contact form.