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Detectives Say Two Arrested On South Coast In Connection With Large Scale Drug Dealing Operation

(Ventura County Sheriff's Office photo)
Detectives say this is some of the drugs, drug paraphernalia, and cash seized in connection with a Ventura County drug dealing operation

An investigation by two drug task forces in Ventura County has led to two arrests, and the seizure of more than $100,000 worth of heroin, cocaine, and other drugs. The Ventura County Sheriff’s West County Narcotic Street Team, and the Ventura County Combined Agency Team have been working on the case for months.

Investigators say they received information that there was a large scale drug dealing operation taking place in the county.

They say after collecting a wide range of evidence, they got search warrants and arrested Ernesto Sanchez and Claudia Alejandre of Oxnard on a variety of drug charges.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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