Michigan man arrested trying to buy car with marijuana

Andrew Galinis

STEUBEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Sheriff’s Office in Steuben County say their officers arrested a Michigan man after he reportedly tried to buy a car with marijuana.

According to a report, deputies were tipped off Sunday about a man who was interested in buying a vehicle with a pound and a half of marijuana.

The following was released on Monday:

“On 11/22/2020, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office received information indicating that a subject from the state of Michigan was interested in purchasing a vehicle that was listed online for sale in Steuben County, Indiana. The information further indicated that the subject wished to purchase the vehicle with a purported pound and a half of Marijuana.

On 11/23/2020 at around 9:30 am, plainclothes Sheriff’s deputies met with the subject later identified as 39 year old Andrew Wade Galinis of Quincy, MI in the parking lot of the Love’s Travel Center located in the 3400 block of West Maumee Street in Angola. After a short conversation, Galinis allegedly showed Sheriff’s deputies the purported Marijuana intended to be traded for the vehicle, and Galinis was taken into custody without incident. Galinis was also found to be armed with a small Ruger handgun at the time of his arrest. Galinis was booked into the Steuben County Jail on one count of Dealing Marijuana over 30 grams, a level 6 felony and is currently being held in lieu of a $3,000.00 bond.”