Traffic stop leads to arrest of 3 on drug charges

(Franklin County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Two men, who have been deported numerous times, and a woman were arrested by Franklin County deputies after a traffic stopped led to drug charges.Stelzer Photo 2

According to Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, deputies initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle in the area of Stelzer Road and Interstate 670 east at about 4:49 p.m. Monday.

Scott said during the stop, 90 grams of cocaine and nearly $30,000 were found within the vehicle.

The driver, Erick Vazquez-Borjas, 35 and the passenger, Jesus Guzman, 28 were arrested and taken into custody. According to Scott, both men had been deported on numerous occasions.

Because of the traffic stop a search warrant was executed at 755 Stelzer Road, lot 1309.

Scott said when deputies were inside the residence, they found JoeCindy Gallegos, 19, with her juvenile child, and during a search nearly a kilo of cocaine, and two firearms were found.

Gallegos was taken into custody and all three suspects are waiting charges pending indictment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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