California Murder Suspect Arrested on Pot Charges in Utah

Ernie Chanmany is wanted on murder charges after Sammy Mercado's disappearance.
3:00 | 10/19/12

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The Utah Highway Patrol says on October 6 that found this marijuana in the back of a Chevy Camaro. On an interstate and severe county about a 170 miles south of Salt Lake City UHP says this man Ernie -- many of Fresno. Was transporting a 110 pounds of pot from central California to northern Colorado. He was pulled over for improper signaling. Tammany is being held in Utah and marijuana smuggling charges Fresno county authorities also say he had something to do with Sammy Mercado was death. He was declared a wanted murder suspect after detectives found McConnell -- blood in this field. This is the last place Mercado was seen alive. Detectives say on April 12 he and two friends tried to steal pot from this gross site when two men began chasing them one started shooting. Mercado was left by the two people he was -- He was last seen lying on the ground. A week later these trucks were found in an orchard west of Fresno the sheriff's office says the -- belong to Ernie Chan -- family. The pickups were seen by witnesses at the -- -- site when Mercado disappear. Since then Mercado family has held out hope he would be found safe. -- -- -- -- out of state arrest they say they're left with more questions than answers.

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