Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
|March 24, 2017
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150
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Update: New Arrests in Multiagency Meth Trafficking Investigation
In 2015, authorities arrested Santander and more than 20 others related to a massive drug trafficking ring following a joint investigation by Attorney General Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution and local and state law enforcement partners.
As part of the follow-up investigation, authorities seized 32 pounds of meth, $5,000 in U.S. currency, two firearms and marijuana.
In addition to the re-arrest of Santander, who was previously on bail, the following three defendants were arrested in connection to this case:
- · Jackie Cruey, 35;
· Joseph Cruey, 34; and
· Juan Mendoza-Tavira, 31.
For more information about the recent arrests, click here.
To learn more about the previous arrests and more than a million dollars’ worth of meth seized, click here.