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Arizona DPS seizes nearly 100 pounds of meth, arrests California man

Jun 12, 2021, 6:15 AM
Carlos A. Hernandez Cordova (Arizona Department of Public Safety photos)...
Carlos A. Hernandez Cordova (Arizona Department of Public Safety photos)
(Arizona Department of Public Safety photos)

PHOENIX – Detectives took nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine off the street in Phoenix and arrested a California man for drug trafficking earlier this week, authorities said Friday.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety seized 94.5 pounds of meth near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road on Tuesday, the agency said on Twitter.

The department said its Pinal Criminal Targeting Unit made the bust with support from SWAT and highway patrol.

Carlos A. Hernandez Cordova of Thermal, California, was arrested in the case on charges related to drug trafficking, DPS said.

No other information was made available.

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Arizona DPS seizes nearly 100 pounds of meth, arrests California man