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105 grams of meth seized in Pahrump stop

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PAHRUMP, NV (FOX5) -

Authorities in Pahrump arrested an alleged drug trafficker who was found with about 105 grams of methamphetamine.

Rogue "Rocky" Lara-Aguilar was detained Tuesday after a tip from an informant, the Nye County Sheriff's Office said.

According to deputies, authorities were told Lara-Aguilar was on his way to Pahrump to supply methamphetamine to the informant posing as a dealer.

After Lara-Aguilar was detained during a traffic stop, deputies found 13 individually packaged bags of methamphetamine, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies also found a number of contacts to possible Pahrump drug dealers on the suspect's seized phone.

Deputies were told by Lara-Aguilar that he is in the country illegally.

He was booked into the Nye County Detention Center on counts of trafficking methamphetamine.

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