LMPD arrest Florida man after allegedly finding 3,000 Xanax pill - WDRB 41 Louisville News

LMPD arrest Florida man after allegedly finding 3,000 Xanax pills in his car during traffic stop

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Salinas Lopez Yoel (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Salinas Lopez Yoel (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police arrested a Florida man who officials say had thousands of pills inside his car.

Salinas Lopez Yoel, 21, was arrested Tuesday in the area of Jeanine Drive and Fern Valley Road, after authorities found about 3,000 Xanax pills inside his vehicle, according to the official police report.

Police records indicate Yoel was initially stopped for traffic violations. Authorities say Yoel consented to a search of the vehicle. During the search, police uncovered three bags that contained about 1,000 Xanax pills each.

Police say Yoel admitted that the pills were his property. He was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance.

Yoel is being held at Metro Corrections on a $10,000 cash bond.  

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