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Polk County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday charged a Hardee County man with conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine and purchasing methamphetamine after he attempted to buy 2 kilograms of the drug from undercover detectives.

According to an arrest affidavit, Jose Antonio Alfaro, 55, of 1409 Lost Acres Drive, Wauchula, signed over the title for his 2003 Ford F-350 pickup to the detectives as a down payment. The affidavit said he told detectives he was going to take the drugs to Orlando and come back with a $32,000 payment for them.

The Sheriff’s Office said the case began when detectives received a tip that Alfaro was looking to buy large amounts of methamphetamine from a confidential informant.

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