Two Texas residents arrested in Lewis County for narcotics

Andrew Fisher, Gayla Velasquez

On Wednesday, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office was called to investigate suspicious people near La Belle, Missouri.

Deputies made contact with a male and female subject and discovered they were in possession of an illegal substance.

Deputies arrested Gayla Velasquez, 34, from Amarillo, Texas on one count of possession of a controlled substance, mainly methamphetamine, a class D felony.

The male, Andrew Fisher, 32, from Lubbock, Texas was also arrested for an outstanding warrant in the state of Texas. He is awaiting extradition to Texas.

Velasquez remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail for a $10,000 cash-only bond.

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