Sonora prison official faces drug charges

2013-02-20T00:00:00Z 2013-02-22T07:51:08Z Sonora prison official faces drug chargesPerla Trevizo Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

The security chief at the Puerto Peñasco Cereso prison in Sonora has been arrested and charged with drug possession and dereliction of duty.

Omar Loustaunau, 36, of Hermosillo, Sonora, was arrested after a surprise inspection of the prison on Feb. 8 yielded 120 doses of marijuana, 19 capsules of compressed cocaine, 14 ammunition clips and 15 cellphones, according to a release from the Office of the State Attorney General.

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