PHOENIX — Two men are in custody after Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies
seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine from a vehicle in west Phoenix.
Deputies said they arrested 26-year-old Juan Carlos Soto-Neris and 43-year-old
Jorge Cecilio Bernal-Araujoon on Tuesday.
They said Soto-Neris was the driver, and inside the vehicle they found two
bags of a white substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.
Deputies said the two had personal-identification documents issued in Mexico.
Both suspects have been booked into the downtown Phoenix jail on possession of
dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale and transport for sale a