LANCASTER – A 44-year-old man suspected of dealing drugs in Lancaster was arrested Wednesday night after deputies conducted a traffic stop and found more than a pound of crystal methamphetamine inside the man’s vehicle, authorities said.
Rigo Chavez was arrested for several counts of possession of a controlled substance for sales and jailed on $2 million bail, according to a press release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Read it below:
LAN-CAP Deputies received information regarding Palmdale resident Mr. Rigo Chavez delivering and selling methamphetamine in Lancaster.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the suspect and over 1 ½ pounds of crystal methamphetamine was found inside of the vehicle.
LAN-CAP Deputies served a search warrant at suspect Chavez’s residence [in the 3100 Block of East Avenue R-12 in Palmdale] and located several more pounds of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine for sales, tar heroin for sales, and marijuana for sales.
He was arrested for several counts of possession of controlled substance for sales.
He was transported and booked at Lancaster Station. His bail is set at $2,000,000.