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On May 17, 2011 at approximately 1400 hours officers from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, California Multi-jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team (Cal-MMET) with the assistance from the Sheriff’s Office Major Violators Unit (MVU); the Kern Narcotic Enforcement Team (KNET); the Gang Suppression Section Investigation unit; and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), concluded an extensive narcotic investigation. During this investigation, officers negotiated the purchase of a large quantity of narcotics. As a result of this multi-month investigation, 6 adults were arrested for narcotic trafficking and conspiracy. Approximately 6 pounds of methamphetamine were seized. The methamphetamine has an estimated street value of over $272,000.00. Two vehicles were seized for asset forfeiture, the vehicles are valued at approximately $8000.00. Those arrested were: 1). Rafael Hernandez – Hispanic male; D.O.B. 1-13-93, 18 years old, from Rancho Cucamonga, CA. 2). Christian Arredondo – Hispanic male; D.O.B. 3-1-01, 19 years old, from Hemet, CA. 3). Ramon Jilberto Ramos – Hispanic male; D.O.B. 8-23-91, 19 years old, from Paramount, CA. 4). Luis Fernando Almanza – Hispanic male; D.O.B. 3-12-69, 42 years old, from Sinaloa, Mexico. 5). Oscar Obeso Esparza – Hispanic male; D.O.B. 7-17-59, 51 years old, from Moreno Valley, CA. 6). Corenza Veronica Cambon – Hispanic female; D.O.B. 7-9-46, 64 years old, from Perris, CA. The adults were booked into the Central Receiving Facility for possession of methamphetamine; transportation of methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine for sales; attempt to possess marijuana for sales; and conspiracy to commit a crime.

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