Andrea Grijalva caught with 3 kilos of cocaine & 156 fentanyl pills in her car on I-40


29-year-old Andrea Grijalva was caught with cocaine and fentanyl with her husband, Vasquez, near mile marker 25.8 on I-40 on May 3rd. Officers pulled over a vehicle driving slowly in the left lane under the “slow poke” law. When officers spoke to the vehicle’s driver, Vasquez, who stated they were traveling to North Carolina from California for his wife’s baby shower and staying for one day. Officers then spoke with Grijalva, and she claimed they were going to North Carolina to see her husband’s friends, staying for a few days, and flying back to California. Officers believed both to be involved in criminal activity and asked for consent to search the vehicle, which was granted. During the search, officers found a Gucci fanny pack containing three small containers with several blue pills. Officers also found two lunch boxes with three vacuum-sealed bricks inside the trunk. The 3 kilos tested positive for cocaine, and the pills, totaling 156 them, tested positive for fentanyl. Andrea Grijalva was taken into custody and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.


Andrea Grijalva was booked into the Shelby County Jail on May 3rd, charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $200,000.

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