Photo: meth and gun seized in this incident
AZUSA – An evening patrol in an area where there are an abundance of retail operations and fast-food restaurants revealed a suprising find being transported in a suspicious vehicle. Azusa Police Department Officers attempted a vehicle check on the 1200 block of West Foothill Boulevard on May 19th just prior to the 5:00 PM rush hour.
An investigation into the vehicle itself revealed evidence of Methamphetamine. In all, officers seized approximately 9 pounds of meth.
Of the two suspects, a loaded concealed handgun was carried by the passenger. The anonymous driver was arrested and charged with transporting narcotics for sale, as well as narcotics possession.
The currently anonymous passenger was arrested for drug-related charges, as well as possession of the handgun.
Further information will be released as the ongoing investigation progresses.