BLACK HAWK COUNTY (KWWL) -
The Tri-County Drug Task Force, which conducts major drug investigations in Black Hawk and Bremer Counties, says more than 15 pounds of "ICE" methamphetamine has been seized in the month of October.
Police estimate the street value of the drugs at more than $1 million.
Captain Tim Pillack added that more than 26 pounds of the drug, with an estimated street value of $1.8 million, has been taken off the streets in the last three months.
Officers arrested Luis Enrique Rivera-Olguin, 23, of Waterloo; Kalan Alex Fisk, 23, of Bloomfield; Melchor Hernandez-Perez, 29, of Waterloo; David Lozano-Alvarado, 70, of Pomona, Calif.; and Baltazar Hernandez-Perez, 30, of Waterloo; on Oct. 11. All were charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
Jessika Spindla-Zapote, 21, of Morelia Michoacan, Mexico; and Janeth Delcarmen Camacho, 33, of Las Vegas, were both arrested on Oct.13 and charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
The task force was assisted by the Waterloo Police Department, Cedar Falls Police Department, Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, FBI, Missouri DEA, investigators with the Homeland Security Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Black Hawk County Attorney’s Office and the US Attorney’s Office in these arrests and drug seizures.
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