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LPSO: Texas trio arrested following seizure of over $500k in Meth

Posted at 11:06 AM, Dec 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-07 13:53:02-05

Nearly $600,000 worth of Meth was seized and three people arrested following a traffic stop in Lafayette, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office.

6.5 pounds of Meth seized in Lafayette totalling $500k courtesy LPSO

Deputies say that on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at around 5:30 p.m., Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s office made traffic stop in the Parish.

Officials say that a K-9 search of the vehicle resulted in a positive alert for the presence of illegal narcotics. A cardboard box allegedly containing a large quantity of Methamphetamine was then located inside the vehicle.

Deputies say they seized approximately 6.5 pounds (2,978 grams) of Methamphetamine, with a street
value of $595,600.

21-year-old Victor Manual Aguirre, 22-year-old Leonarno Santana Aguirre, and Sandra Duran Sanchez of Texas were all arrested with possession with intent to distribute schedule II controlled dangerous substances

Victor Aguirre, Leonarno Aguirre, and Sandra Sanchez courtesy Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office