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Metro Police arrest 12 suspected drug dealers at 5 locations


Photos courtesy of Metro Police

Among the 12 people Metro Police arrested Thursday, March 7, 2013, on drug charges were (top row from left) Guadalupe Tamayo, Fabian Sarmiento, Edgar Robles, Roberto Nabarro, Lleimmy Madrid-Valdez, (bottom row from left) Claudia Madrid-Valdez, Manuel Cardusorafael, Jorge Alejandro Acosta and Jonathan Vega.

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Police conducting a sting operation arrested 12 suspected drug dealers Thursday.

Undercover officers bought about 5 pounds of methamphetamine from several suspects at Charleston and Lamb boulevards, Metro Police said. Once the drugs were purchased, the multijurisdictional task force moved in on five locations and made the arrests.

Officers seized 21.1 pounds of methamphetamine, 25.3 grams of cocaine and 5.6 ounces of marijuana, police said.

Among the people arrested were:

• Jorge Alejandro Acosta, 22, of North Las Vegas

• Manuel Cardusorafael, 23, of North Las Vegas

• Guadalupe Tamayo, 26, of North Las Vegas

• Edgar Robles, 24, of North Las Vegas

• Roberto Nabarro, also known as Jesus Delbalt-Garcia, 29, of Las Vegas

• Fabian Sarmiento, 19, of North Las Vegas

• Claudia Madrid-Valdez, 30, of Las Vegas

• Lleimmy Madrid-Valdez, 22, of Las Vegas

• Jonathan Vega, 19, of Las Vegas

The arrests were made in the 4200 block of Middlesex Avenue, the 4700 block of Lucite Lane, the 2200 block of Daley Street in North Las Vegas, the 1500 block of South Christy Lane and the 3300 block of South Arville Street.

Three other people were arrested on federal charges.

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  1. Walter White is still on the loose.

  2. Good work Metro finally hitting the meth maggots.Now send em all back to Mexico.

  3. This is what we're spending our taxes on: law enforcement to round 'em up, lawyers to publicly "defend" them, courts, prisons to turn 'em lose so law enforcement can round 'em up again. Oh Ja, this is after we spend about $200K per to K-12 'em.

  4. If profiling works, let's do MORE PROFILING.

  5. They were selling Coke, Meth, and it really profiling if the people had the drugs on them? No, it's called breaking the law.

    Good job metro. If only metro could get to the impetus and find where the Meth and Coke is coming from that would help eradicate the problem long term.

  6. If these are found to be criminal invaders as suspected above then if they are convicted the need to be given lethal injection so as to make sure they don't do it again.

  7. Good Job, Metro!!!

  8. Way to go Metro!!! Las Vegas is now drug free!!! Well for at least an hour or so in that one's not the supply folks-its the demand.