Man arrested after nephew found concealing drugs

Hector Santiago

MADILL, Okla. (KXII) - A Madill man is facing drug trafficking charges after reports say he had his 16-year-old nephew conceal drugs.

Hector Santiago, 29, faces charges of drug trafficking and employing minors in trafficking.

While conducting a traffic stop, officers found the teen hiding meth, scales and pipes in his waistband.

Officers say the teen said he hid them for his uncle because he did not want him to be in trouble.

Officers found 53 grams of meth.