Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

FLORENCE, Ariz. -- Pinal County authorities say two Coolidge men are in custody for reckless driving after they wove in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed.

County Sheriff's officials say 25-year-old Christopher Shoemaker and 22-year-old Angel Rivas Jr. were stopped Tuesday afternoon.

They say the men allegedly were driving their vehicles on State Route 287 in Casa Grande at more than 30 mph over the posted speed limit.

A sheriff's deputy says cocaine was found in plastic baggies in Rivas' pockets and a prescription bottle of Codeine was discovered in the car with the name of the patient removed.

Authorities say Rivas is facing an additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a narcotic drug.

It's unclear if either man has a lawyer.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company

    SCF Arizona has a new name. They are now CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Taylor Morrison

    World Class People. World Class Company. We are a national home builder committed to building homes inspired by you.
  • Go Daddy

    World Class People. World Class Company. Go Daddy is a Fortune 100 "Best Companies to Work For."
  • Avnet

    World Class People. World Class Company. Here's information on a Fortune 500 company from Arizona.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Working For Arizona

    The business and economics of Arizona at the start of 2014 and looking forward.
  • Arizonans In Need

    Putting a focus on charities and organizations who provide help and/or need your help to fulfill their missions.