New Mexico deputy arrested on drug charges


COLFAX COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A deputy with the Colfax County sheriff’s office has been arrested on federal drug charges. Officials say 45-year-old Vidal Sandoval was taken into custody by the FBI and state police Friday. Sandoval lives in Cimarron.

According to the criminal complaint, Sandoval was trying to sell more than a pound of cocaine.

Sandoval is expected to make his first court appearance Friday.

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