TUCSON - Eleven people were arrested Tuesday in connection to a year-long joint investigation between the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Drug Enforcement Administration,
According to DPS, in Dec. 2018, law enforcement began to investigate Luis Agustin Montaño-Hernandez in reference to drug trafficking. DPS said his drug organization allegedly supplied both Pima and Cochise counties with heroin and methamphetamine.
After serving a search warrant at several locations at six locations in Tucson, 11 people were arrested, including Montaño-Hernandez and seized more than a pound of heroin, small quantities of methamphetamine, 0.5 pounds of suspected fentanyl, approximately $21,000 in cash, eight vehicles and seven weapons including a sawed-off shotgun.
The locations involved are listed below.
- 5957 S. Euclid, Avenue
- 1310 W. Garnette Street, Unit B
- 4343 N. Iroquois Avenue, Unit D
- 6161 E. Grant Road, Apt 22106
- 3620 E. Felix Blvd
- 5601 S. 12th Avenue, Apt 814
The following people were detained in connection to the investigation.
- Luis Montaño-Hernandez, 36
- Orlando Montaño-Hernandez, 32
- Tatiana Tapia, 33
- Jesus Emmanuel Tapia, 19
- Antonio Rubio, 67
- Tracey Trevena, 60
- Irene Norzagaray, 65
- Raymond Taylor, 68
- Carlos Navallaz, 22
- William Kehn, 59
- Jeffrey Stirnweis, 62
Anyone with information about suspected drug trafficking is advised to call 877-272-8329 or visit azdps.gov.