Murrieta: Hemet Man Arrested for Possession of 6 Pounds of Meth & 2 ½ Pounds of Heroin

On Friday September 7th , the Special Enforcement Team and agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency served a search warrant at a residence in Hemet. The warrant stemmed from an ongoing narcotics investigation.

Inside the residence, the SET team located six pounds of methamphetamine and two and a half pounds of black tar heroin. For reference, the bag of flour you buy at the grocery store is five pounds.

In an attempt to hide the narcotics from being detected by law enforcement, both human and K9, the suspect had wrapped the bundles in several layers of plastic and duct tape. In between each layer of plastic and tape, the bundles were then coated in different substances like laundry detergent, axel grease and ink.

The resident, Fernando Cazares was arrested on an array of charges including an outstanding INS Immigration warrant for deportation and booked into the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center

Press Release Provided By the Murrieta Police Department