Two pounds of meth seized, suspect jailed in South San Gabriel raid

SOUTH SAN GABRIEL >> Deputies arrested a man and seized two pounds of methamphetamine and heroin while carrying out a search warrant Wednesday morning in South San Gabriel, officials said.
The bust took place during the early-morning hours in a residential neighborhood in the 7800 block of La Merced Road in the unincorporated county area just outside of Rosemead, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.
Deputies from the Rosemead Special Assignment Team seized about two pounds of methamphetamine, as well as a significant amount of heroin, Capt. David Flores said. The suspect is accused of possession of both substances for sales.
The man was arrested without a struggle, Flores said. Detectives withheld his identity Wednesday afternoon as they continued following investigative leads.
Anyone with information can reach the sheriff’s Temple Station at 626-285-7171. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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Breaking Bad recap round-up: Are the kid’s fingerprints on the glass jar with the tarantula?


Every Monday I seek-out commentary on and recaps of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” I’ve decided to post a few links here.
The cliff-hanger questions of the week?
Are the dead boy’s fingerprints on that jar Todd saved?
Will Walter White throw Todd to the wolves to keep the heat off the cook operation?
Where did the writers come up with Mike’s unusual last name?

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Cuevas drug trafficking organization dealt a blow

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. 

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Something to think about after the housing market shakes out

Meth inspections!

Worried about squatters using your failed real estate investment as a meth lab?

This guy has the answer. He’s the meth inspector.


One of the latest concerns in the Northern Utah real estate marketplace is Meth-Lab contamination, and we can perform this sample testing service for you in a timely manner. The financial liabilities are real and they are stacked against whoever currently owns the property. Until the laws are changed, it is buyer beware.


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