Arizona DPS arrested three suspects in Peoria with 85 pounds of cocainePosted on December 9, 2010
On December 8, 2010, the DPS HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) served a search warrant at 8014 W. Yucca in Peoria. This action was the result of a five month long investigation that involved DPS, the Arizona Attorney General’s office and Phoenix Police.
Detectives were searching for money, drugs and suspects believed to be linked to a Mexican based Drug Cartel.
Approximately 85 pounds of Cocaine were seized along with two vehicles and $28,068 in US currency.
Three suspects were arrested with a total of 18 Felony charges.
- Omar Carin Murillo Montoya, 35, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
- Guillermo Alonso Palomino Cota, 35, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico
- Benjamin Dominquez Ruiz, 43, Portales, New Mexico