2 Arrested for Meth, 1-year-old Child in Vehicle

By: Lowndes County Sheriff Office Release
By: Lowndes County Sheriff Office Release

Lowndes County, Georgia - January 12, 2012

On January 12 at approximately 4:00 am the Lowndes County 9-1-1 center received a citizen call regarding a vehicle traveling south and driving erratically on Interstate 75. A look out was given to deputies and shortly thereafter Deputy Brett Williams located and stopped the vehicle near the fourteen {14} mile marker. The driver of the vehicle, Sandra Anguiano-Torres, was unable to provide a driver license or any type of identification. During the stop it was also learned that the vehicle was uninsured and the registration had been suspended. Due to the lack of a valid driver license, the vehicle having no insurance and the suspended registration, Sandra Anguiano-Torres was placed under arrest and a wrecker called for the vehicle. During an inventory of the vehicle, Deputy Williams and Sergeant Chip Schroer, who had responded to assist, located a plastic bag containing approximately one {1} pound of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine has an estimated value of $42,318.00.

Sandra Anguiano-Torres and a passenger, Carlos Medina, were both arrested and transported to the Lowndes County Jail. A one {1} year child, that was in the vehicle with the couple, was taken by deputies to the Sheriff’s Office while awaiting the arrival of a family member.

Identification data: Anguiano-Torres, Sandra
3461 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, Georgia
32 years old

Charges: Driving without a license – misdemeanor
Driving without insurance – misdemeanor
Driving with a suspended registration – misdemeanor
Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute – felony

Identification data: Medina, Carlos
31 Daniel Drive
Stockbridge, Georgia
18 years old

Charges: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute – felony

Both of these persons are currently in the Lowndes County Jail where they await an arraignment hearing this afternoon. A bond will be considered at that time.


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  • by Cecilia Location: Indio,CA on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:13 AM
    Sandra is a crack head. Poor guy was at the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • by MARIA Location: STOCKBRIDGE, GA on Jan 18, 2012 at 06:47 PM
    this is my fiancee. and he isnt a drugie or anything like that he didnt know there were any drugs in the car. she had asked him to take her to florida bkus she had court the next day and she was goin to drop hey 1 year old with a family member. i dont know why people have to judge every body. my fiancee is a good men. and i believe he will get out soon because he is innocent/.
  • by detctive Location: ga on Jan 13, 2012 at 07:51 PM
    nolechick1018---i can spot a person on meth a mile away with no training or schooling.
  • by My Oh My on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:10 AM
    I want a new drug, a drug that does what it should
  • by Dang on Jan 13, 2012 at 07:42 AM
    Dang. What a shame, she is kinda hot!
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      by dime a dozen on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:41 AM in reply to Dang
      hang in there son.
  • by Jesse Location: Valdosta on Jan 13, 2012 at 06:54 AM
    I'm so special...I'm Jesse!
    • reply
      by adam sandler on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM in reply to Jesse
      i am steve
  • by Steve Location: Florida native/resident, No longer in Marietta, current registration with no tickets, passport, DL and insured. on Jan 12, 2012 at 09:37 PM
    No papers, huh?
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      by can you beleive this--TRUE on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:43 AM in reply to Steve
      yea in california at the dmv they have two lines one for americans and one for non aqmericans. no test or proper id. for the non american line.
  • by News Mavan Location: Tallahassee on Jan 12, 2012 at 08:04 PM
    Hope he rots in jail - it will give new meaning to "Funky Cold Medina"!!!
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      by MARIA on Jan 18, 2012 at 06:53 PM in reply to News Mavan
      im sorry but you dont know him to be saying all this about him. he is a good guy. she didnt tell him there were any drugs in the car. his innocent i know because his my fiancee and we are going to have a baby together. but why are you only talking about him what about her. she is the one to blame for all of this.
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      by Cecilia on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:17 AM in reply to News Mavan
      No, you mean "hope SHE rots in jail." He had nothing to do with anything but being in the car with no knowledge of her plans.
  • by Jesse Location: Valdosta on Jan 12, 2012 at 06:17 PM
    If you not man/women enough to give your name when you comment on something you should just keep your comments to yourself. Because there is not much to you to start with.
    • reply
      by GV on Jan 13, 2012 at 04:53 AM in reply to Jesse
      Who are you,idiot.jesse means absolutely nothing.You think because you post as jesse that that means something.jesse who?Means the same thing as John or Jeff or Rayray,which is the same as anonymous.
    • reply
      by Now Now Jerome on Jan 13, 2012 at 05:36 AM in reply to Jesse
      Now we know the rules of how Jesse (if that is your real name) would like message boards to operate. How about when you start your own message board, you set it up to operate the way you want it to, but in the meantime let WCTV operate theirs as they see fit.
  • by who is right? Location: echols on Jan 12, 2012 at 06:00 PM
    the sheriff here in echols said in his pound bust it was worth 150.000 lowndes said a pound is worth 42.000. who is right? i am confused.
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