Sep 23, 2013 12:34 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Police seize over $45,000 in meth, three arrests made

The Lompoc Police Department's Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team and members of the Santa Barbara Regional Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested three people Sunday after a four-month investigation.

They served a search warrant at a motel in the 1700 block of Broadway in the City of Santa Maria. Police arrested 55-year-old Ana Mendoza from Bakersfield. They say she was in possession of 12 ounces of methamphetamine while with her child.

Police also arrested 69-year-old Pedro Rodriguez from Lompoc and 32-year-old Tiffany Caro from Lompoc. According to reports, Rodriguez was in possession of two ounces of meth and a loaded snub nose .357 revolver. Detectives later found two additional ounces of meth and over $2,000 in cash.

Police say in total, they seized over one pound of meth, which has a street value of about $45,000.



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