Sonoma County MPs Arrest 2, Seize 40,000 Pills of Suspected Fentanyls – CBS San Francisco
SONOMA COUNTY (CBS SF) – Two people were arrested over the weekend in Sonoma County on multiple drug charges after MPs said they had confiscated tens of thousands of suspected fentanyl pills.
At around 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, a MP stopped the couple near Highway 101 on the Old Redwood Highway in the city of Windsor in connection with a search warrant. MPs said the warrant was related to an investigation by the Ministry’s property / narcotics division.
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During a search of the vehicle, the investigators found around 40,000 tablets of the strong narcotic.
MPs said Jennifer Zografos, a 37-year-old transient, and Cesar Olvera-Cornejo, a 35-year-old from Tulare County, were arrested without incident.
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The couple were detained in Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of possession of narcotics for sale, transportation of narcotics for sale, and conspiracy. According to MPs, Zografos had two local arrest warrants on drug and escape charges, while Olvera Cornejo had arrest warrants in Sonoma and Tulare counties on drug charges.
MPs said a judge granted a bail increase requested by detectives because of the large amount of narcotics used.
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According to prison records, Zografos is being held on $ 1,000,200 bail while Olvera-Cornejo is being held without bail. The two suspects are due to appear in court on Tuesday.