Large amount of drugs found in vehicle


A 27-year-old Hialeah, Florida man faces multiple drug-related charges after he was found on Saturday in possession of a large amount of marijuana, hallucinogenic mushrooms, LSD and Ecstasy.


Heriberto De Jesus Hernandez was charged with possession with intent to sell marijuana, possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms, trafficking in MDMA (Ecstasy), trafficking in LSD, possession of pills without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Sgt. James Hager was on patrol on U.S. 1 at approximately 10 a.m. when he received a be-on-the-lookout alert for a Ford sport-utility-vehicle driven by Hernandez. Hernandez has a suspended driver’s license. Sgt. Hager spotted the vehicle and stopped it on U.S. 1 near Mile Marker 104. There was an overwhelming odor of marijuana in the vehicle. Hernandez stated he had just smoked a marijuana cigarette. Hernandez initially stated he had a medical marijuana card and then admitted he did not.


The following was found in the vehicle:


  • 1.2 pounds of leaf marijuana
  • 74 doses of LSD in paper sheet form
  • 8.1 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • 20 THC vape oil cartridges
  • Approximately 400 grams of marijuana candies
  • 20.3 grams of Ecstasy
  • 11 red pills to be sent to the lab for testing
  • Pipes, rolling papers, a scale, more than 100 baggies and multiple unlabeled pill bottles among other items


Hernandez was taken to jail.