Matthew Thomas Barrerasdownload (15) Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Thomas Barreras, 30, of Olivehurst, CA. and Dominic Lucian Velasquez, 39, of Velarde, NM., on Monday (11/2) morning for possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of marijuana for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies.  Approximately 9:45 am, deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 40 near milepost 48.  Deputies contacted the occupants of the vehicle identified as Barreras and Velasquez.  While speaking with Barreras and Velasquez, deputies smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Along with the assistant of Department of Public Safety, Barreras and Velasquez were taken into custody without incident.  A search of the vehicle revealed individual sealed bags of marijuana located in the trunk and a small plastic bag of marijuana in the console.  Barreras and Velasquez were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

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