ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Accused of taking money, meth in April traffic stop.
Luna County Sheriff’s Deputy Tommy Salas, 33, who was arrested July 18 in connection with allegedly taking methamphetamine from a driver he stopped last December, was rearrested this week on similar charges in connection with an April 3 traffic stop, the Deming Headlight reported.
Salas, who has been on paid administrative leave from the department he joined in February 2005, surrendered himself Tuesday at the Luna County Detention Center, was booked and released on $7,500 bond, the Headlight reported.
The latest charges include possession of methamphetamine and two counts of larceny under $250, the paper reported.
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