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3 arrested in connection with West Valley fentanyl ring; 35,000 pills seized

Jan 28, 2022, 4:00 PM

PHOENIX – Three suspects were arrested on multiple felony counts Thursday for their alleged roles in a West Valley fentanyl ring, authorities said.

Detectives from the Avondale Police Department’s Special Crimes Unit also seized about 35,000 fentanyl pills, $300,000 in cash, vehicles and firearms while serving warrants at multiple Phoenix homes.

Aaron Camacho, 18, Samantha Perry, 22, and Jose Arvayo, 19, were each booked into Maricopa County Jail on drug offenses and other counts.

Camacho and Arvayo also face weapons charges, and Perry was accused of violating probation.

The investigation that led to Thursday’s bust started in December 2021, Avondale police said Friday in a press release.

No other information was made available.

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3 arrested in connection with West Valley fentanyl ring; 35,000 pills seized