DEA, Tempe PD & Arizona Attorney General Work Together in Massive Meth Seizure

Jose Eleno Luna-Arellanes, aka Carlos Luna Arellanes, has been indicted on one count Conspiracy, one count of Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, and one count of Sale or Transportation for Sale of Dangerous Drugs (methamphetamine).

According to the indictment, Luna-Arellanes is accused of being part of a drug trafficking organization. It is alleged that on February 6, 2022, investigators learned Luna-Arellanes was transporting large quantities of methamphetamine. During a traffic stop, the State alleges that police recovered approximately 222 pounds of methamphetamine. The State further alleges that the estimated value of the recovered methamphetamine is $330,000.

The charges are based upon an investigation conducted by the Phoenix Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Tempe Police Department, and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, with assistance from the Goodyear Police Department.


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