McLennan County Sheriff’s Office arrests suspects during drug busts
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The McLennan County Sheriff’s Office have arrested five suspects after seizing large quantities of drugs.
Deputies stopped a vehicle July 14 where around 6.5 pounds of of methamphetamine and over $4000 in US currency.
Maria Avila Ramirez, 31, Julie Ann Avila, 32, Laris Penaloza Molina, 22, and Felix Morales Virelas, 36, were arrested and charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance over 400 grams.
Deputies also stopped a vehicle and conducted a subsequent search where around 26 pounds of methamphetamine.
Juan Manuel Medellin-Hernandez, 46, was arrested and charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance over 400 grams.
The combined weight of the seizures was 14.74 kilograms an estimated street value of around $442,000.
The seizures remains under investigation.
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