Photos courtesy of Metro Police
Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 3:48 p.m.
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.