Cubs Minor League Player Arrested, 22 Pounds of Meth in Team Duffel Bag

Jesus Camargo-Corrales, 25, of Tempe, Arizona was arrested on Thursday (March 18) after he was stopped for speeding and drifting into another lane in Eagle County, Colorado. Sheriff’s deputies found 21 pounds of suspected methamphetamine and 1.2 pounds of suspected oxycodone pills in a Chicago Cubs duffel bag. It was revealed that Camargo, Corrales was signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 2014. He has since played for a series of minor league teams associated with the Cubs, including the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and South Bend Cubs.

Camargo-Corrales, who prosecutors said is also originally from Sinaloa, Mexico, is facing preliminary charges of unlawful distribution of methamphetamine and oxycodone, both class 1 drug felonies, as well as charges of unlawful possession of each drug, both class 4 drug felonies. He’s being held on $75,000 bond in an Eagle County jail.

The Cubs released a statement acknowledging Camargo-Corrales’ arrest, which reads, “We are aware of the arrest of one our Minor League players. We are investigating this matter and cannot provide additional comment until we have further details.”

Source: Yahoo News

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