Federal officials found nearly 40 pounds of methamphetamine after making a traffic stop and raiding an apartment Tuesday in Gwinnett County.
Bryan Cox, with the Department of Homeland Security, told Channel 2 Action News the bust at the Las Colinas apartment complex in Norcross may be tied to a larger drug operation.
A woman bought drugs from the apartment and officers conducted a traffic stop, Cox said.
Sanjuana Rendon had more than 3 pounds of meth in her car when she was stopped and arrested at a QuikTrip on Brook Hollow Parkway, according to a warrant.
Inside the Norcross apartment, officials found another 35 pounds of meth, cash and guns. Jesus Sosa Perez, 46, and his 18-year-old son, Jesus Cabrera, were arrested.
All three people face drug trafficking charges, but Cox couldn’t immediately say how their local operation may be tied to a cartel across the border, Channel 2 reported.
“At initial glance it looks like this is a part of a larger organization,” Cox said.
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