MOUNT AIRY, NC (The Mount Airy News) – Mount Airy police have announced the arrests of three people in the wake of a search that produced quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana with a combined street value exceeding $160,000.
A search warrant was executed in late February at a residence at 535 Penn St., located off Rockford Street not far from Northern Hospital of Surry County. This was the culmination of a five-month joint investigation by the Mount Airy Police Department, Surry County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigation, officials say.
The search resulted in the seizure of 876.5 grams of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $87,650, 7 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $79,400 and 6 grams of cocaine valued at $1,200.
Also seized were firearms and an unspecified sum of money.
Those arrested were Jesus Ramirez Barrera, 44, and his wife, Patricia Gonzales Ramirez, 42, both of the 535 Penn St. address, and Christian Alejandro Cazares, 23, of Dobson.
All three people are charged with multiple felony violations including trafficking in methamphetamine; possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver; possession of cocaine with …
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