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3 Men Arrested, 6 Pounds Of Meth Seized In Grant County

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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Three men were arrested and six pounds of meth was seized following a joint investigation between Grant County and federal law enforcement agencies. 

On Thursday, 25-year-old Eduardo Garcia Gonzalez and 33-year-old Santos Gomez of Quincy, along with 31-year-old Matsu C.K. Thornton of Waterville were arrested after participating in the sale of over a pound of meth. Following the arrest, investigators followed up on leads which led to raids in Waterville and Yakima Valley. During those raids about six pounds of meth was seized. Officials say it had a street value of over $80,000. Also seized during the raid was a ballistic vest, two guns, ammunition, drug paraphernalia, over $2,500 in cash and two cars.

During the arrest, Garcia Gonzalez was carrying a gun, and he faces a charge of Delivery of a Controlled Substance While Armed With a Firearm. The other two suspects are being charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance. 

Detectives are also looking into gang connections of Gonzalez and Gomez. 

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