Traffic Stop leads to Felony Drug Charges

On Saturday night at about 11:30 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office stopped a speeding vehicle on Hwy 15 South of Pilger.  A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 19 year old Columbus man on multiple felony drug charges.  Edgar Saldana was taken into custody on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance Substance (Psilocybin), Possession of Marijuana and THC with Intent to Deliver, No Drug Tax Stamp.  A large quantity of marijuana/THC products and more than $3000.00 cash was recovered from the vehicle Saldana was driving.  He was jailed pending the posting of a $50,000.00 bond.

Edgar Saldana