Posted: Sep 19, 2013 8:26 AM
Updated: Sep 19, 2013 8:26 AM
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) A pretrial conference is scheduled Tuesday for a man charged with three counts, including racketeering, in a south Mississippi drug case.
A criminal complaint in the case says Rodolfo Garcia Quintanilla was a passenger in a Chevrolet truck with Texas plates when it was pulled over on Interstate 10 in Harrison County on July 31.
The complaint says officers were given permission to search the truck and found 3,618 grams of methamphetamine.
Quintanilla was indicted Aug. 20. He has pleaded not guilty. He has been held without bond.
The hearing is set for take place in U.S. District Court in Gulfport.
Trial is scheduled for the court term of Oct. 7.