WHittier PD, the DEA and the Orange County regional narcotics supression team served federal search warrants at three southland locations as part of an ongoing effort to bring down a viscous group of drug traffickers, officials said Thursday.
The group, known as the Jorge Cuveas-Mares DTO, was targeted by the Whittier PD, but hte investigation quickly became national in scope, a Whittier PD official said.
Warrants were also served in LA, San Francisco, Detroit, Indianapolis, Philly and Dodge City, Kansas.
The investigation ultimately resulted in the seizure of 300 kilos of coke, 160 pounds of meth and $3 million in cash.
Arrested were Jennifer and Nicolas Sendis of Whittier. They are in federal custody.