APD claims brokers seized all-around 7,000 fentanyl drugs
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A area elegance provide shop proprietor is now going through federal drug rates pursuing an undercover drug procedure netting countless numbers of fentanyl products. APD states Juan Ramon Luevano was arrested Tuesday after DEA and other drug task power officers set up a drug acquire in northeast Albuquerque.
In accordance to a legal grievance submitted in federal court, on May perhaps 31, 2022, Luevano to start with achieved with an undercover agent at Wildflower Park off San Mateo, north of Alameda. Throughout that satisfy up, a prison criticism states that Luevano sold somewhere around 4,000 fentanyl drugs to the undercover agent for roughly $11,600.
Immediately after the original buy, investigators say Luevano agreed to sell extra fentanyl pills to the undercover agent. Within about ten minutes, investigators say Luevano offered a further 50 products to the undercover agent for $300 in the parking lot of a Burger King on Alameda Boulevard. The arrest affidavit states the drugs analyzed positive for fentanyl.
Investigators set up a different acquire on Tuesday, June 7, in the exact northeast Albuquerque Burger King parking lot, in which Luevano was arrested. According to federal court documents, authorities observed bags that contains fentanyl supplements and a loaded AR-fashion rifle. Agents afterwards searched Luevano’s dwelling nearby, seizing income and far more capsules that examined good for fentanyl. The federal legal complaint implies Luevano’s home is “located somewhere around 300 yards from La Cueva Higher University.”
In accordance to a press launch from Albuquerque Law enforcement, brokers seized close to 7,000 fentanyl products in overall, alongside with $20,000 in funds, 10 lbs . of cannabis, some volume of heroin, handgun parts and ammunition. Luevano is going through 3 federal costs including drug distribution, drug possession and a firearms cost.
In a push launch, APD suggests Juan Ramon Luevano owns the Chenelle’s Natural beauty Provide store on Coors Boulevard, south of Bridge. In accordance to on the net data from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Business office, that organization is registered to another person with the “Luevano” last identify with an Albuquerque handle that federal brokers claim is Juan Ramon Luevano’s tackle.