Man arrested for having more than cereal in his Cheerios box

Cereal box stuffed with 2 kilos of cocaine (Photo provided by police).
Rolando Pino-Martinez
Rolando Pino-Martinez (Photo provided by police)

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)  – A Massachusetts man, who was arrested in Meriden, is in a whole lot of trouble for what was stuffed in his Cheerios box.

Rolando Pino-Martinez, 27, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was pulled over Thursday on I-91 South in Meriden for weaving in and out of his lane.  Police searched his car with a dog, and they found two kilos of cocaine stuffed into a Cheerios cereal box.

Pino-Martinez was arrested and charged with Possession and Possession With Intent to Sell.  He’s being held on $500,000 bond and is due in court next week.

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