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Tips lead to drug arrests in suburban Phoenix

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A man and woman from California are in custody in
Arizona after authorities said they were found at a motel with more than 4
pounds of heroin.

Goodyear police said 25-year-old Martin Delgado and 33-year-old Tessa Garcia
each are being held on $270,000 bond.

They were arrested last week on suspicion of several drug charges, including
transporting narcotic drugs for sale.

Police said they received a tip about a vehicle possibly loaded with drugs
parked at a Super 8 Motel.

They served a search warrant on the vehicle and the couple’s motel room.

Police said they found drug paraphernalia and 4.2 pounds of heroin with an
estimated street value of more than $152,000.

Garcia and Delgado told police they were traveling to Ohio. Their hometowns in
California aren’t immediately available.


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