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Three Arrested For Selling Methamphetamines

posted May 29, 2015, 4:32 PM by Quinn Averett   [ updated Jun 22, 2015, 9:07 AM by Tyson Kennedy ]

On Wednesday, May 27, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation involving several known methamphetamine dealers in the Mesquite area.  The Narcotics Detectives conducted multiple controlled purchases of methamphetamines from these known drug dealers.  At around 10:00 a.m., the Mesquite Police S.W.A.T. team executed a search warrant at the suspects’ residence, resulting in two adults being arrested and the recovery of illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, and US Currency.  A third adult was located and arrested the following day, on May 28.   

Lucinda Corral, 38, was arrested and charged with: Felony sells of a controlled substance (meth), felony conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Antonio Gallegos, 26, was arrested and charged with: Felony sells of a controlled substance (meth), felony conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Cherish Hinton, 20, was arrested and charged with: Felony sells of a controlled substance (meth), felony conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner commented on the arrests; “This is another example of the Mesquite Police Department’s stance of zero tolerance regarding illegal and dangerous drugs being trafficked and sold in our city.  Thank you to our Narcotics Detectives and SWAT team for their hard work.”  If you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood or have any information reference illegal drug activity, please call the Mesquite Police Investigations crime tip line (702) 346-8826.