Lo­cal task force ar­rests 3 while serv­ing nar­cotic search war­rant

YCSO K-9 Jax helps with dis­cov­ery

Yuma Sun - - NEWS - FROM STAFF RE­PORTS

A task force ar­rested three sus­pects Fri­day morn­ing while serv­ing a nar­cotics search war­rant in Yuma.

At about 8:15 a.m. Fri­day, the Yuma County Nar­cotics Task Force, a multi-agency task force com­prised of of­fi­cers and agents from the Yuma County Sher­iff’s Of­fice, Yuma Po­lice Depart­ment, the U.S. Border Patrol, and U.S. Home­land Se­cu­rity In­ves­ti­ga­tions, along with ad­di­tional YCSO deputies, Border Patrol agents, and Home­land Se­cu­rity spe­cial agents, served a nar­cotics search war­rant at a res­i­dence in the 3300 block of West 5th Street in Yuma.

With the as­sis­tance of YCSO K-9 Jax, the search led to the dis­cov­ery of 148.9 grams of metham­phetamine, 22.8 grams of heroin, 92.5 nar­cotic pills, 32.1 grams of ad­di­tional nar­cotics, and ad­di­tional para­pher­na­lia items in­dica­tive of street sales. The nar­cotics seized had a com­bined es­ti­mated street value of $6,683.

The sus­pect of the search war­rant, Os­car Bur­si­aga Sr., 65, of Yuma, was ar­rested and booked into the Yuma County De­ten­tion Cen­ter for possession of a dan­ger­ous drug for sale, possession of a dan­ger­ous drug, two counts of possession of a nar­cotic drug for sale, two counts of possession of a nar­cotic drug, possession of drug para­pher­na­lia, and pro­mot­ing prison con­tra­band.

An­other sus­pect con­tacted at the res­i­dence, Su­san Mo­rales, 46, of Yuma, was ar­rested and booked into the Yuma County De­ten­tion Cen­ter for possession of a dan­ger­ous drug for sale, possession of a dan­ger­ous drug, possession of a nar­cotic drug, and possession of drug para­pher­na­lia.

A third sus­pect con­tacted at the res­i­dence, Jose Luis Ul­loa, 55, of Yuma, was ar­rested and booked into the Yuma County De­ten­tion Cen­ter for possession of a dan­ger­ous drug and possession of drug para­pher­na­lia.

The Yuma County Sher­iff’s Of­fice would like to re­mind the pub­lic to call 928-783-4427 to re­port any sus­pected drug ac­tiv­ity or visit www.yu­ma­coun­tysh­er­iff.org to sub­mit an anony­mous tip.

SU­SAN MO­RALES

JOSE LUIS UL­LOA

OS­CAR BUR­SI­AGA SR.

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