• Matt Esnayra

DEA drug bust in Long Beach leads to the seizing of 15 pounds of meth

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, with assistance from the Long Beach Police Department, seized 15 pounds of methamphetamine after searching a home in Central Long Beach, the LBPD announced.

Details: Narcotics detectives from the LBPD’s east division and DEA agents performed a search warrant at a home located on the 2300 block of East 15th Street, where authorities also found two assault rifles and illegal drugs.

  • 47-year-old Javier Rodriguez was arrested on Monday just before 7 a.m, near 15th Street and Cherry Ave.

  • Mr. Rodriguez, a resident of Riverside, was charged with possession of a controlled substance for sale, prohibited possession of ammunition, possession of an assault weapon, and possession of a firearm by a felon, per the LB Post.

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