Man arrested on drug trafficking charges at South Shore casino |

Man arrested on drug trafficking charges at South Shore casino

Annie Flanzraich

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Police arrested a Pollock Pines, Calif., resident at a South Shore casino on Nov. 10 after allegedly finding him in the act of transporting $11,000 worth of methamphetamines.

Francisco Reyes-Vizcarra, 31, was arrested by members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Street Enforcement Team and Western El Dorado Narcotic Enforcement Team Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the parking lot of a Stateline casino.

At the time of his arrest, police believe Reyes-Vizcarra transported 116.5 grams of methamphetamine from California to Nevada.

The arrest was the culmination of more than a month-long investigation into Reyes-Vizcarra’s alleged drug trafficking activities between the Placerville. and Stateline. During the investigation, investigators said they saw Reyes-Vizcarra conduct several drug trafficking activities between Placerville and Stateline.

Reyes-Vizcarra was booked into the Lake Tahoe Jail Facility on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, which is a felony.

Investigation into Reyes-Vizcarra’s criminal history background revealed that he was deported on four separate occasions for criminal activity, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

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Because of Vizcarra’s criminal history and deportation history, investigators placed a “No Bail” hold on him through U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement.