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CCPD bust on city's South Side uncovers nearly $200,000 in illegal drugs

Posted at 6:05 PM, Oct 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-31 23:29:55-04

Drugs, guns, and cash were seized by police from a South Side home

A months-long investigation ended Friday afternoon with a raid at a home on Leslie Lane.

Police found ten and a half pounds of cocaine, nearly one pound of methamphetamine, 26 pounds of hydroponic marijuana, a quarter ounce of crack, and other illegal drugs inside - all with a street value of nearly $200,000.

More -than $8,000 in cash was also seized.

A semi-automatic rifle, five handguns, and body armor were also sized.

47-year-old Reynaldo Garcia and 71-year-old Beatrice Mendoza were arrested on drug charges.