Major Drug Seizure Made In Southeast Fresno

(Photo courtesy:  Fresno Police Department)

(KMJ) – A joint operation by Fresno Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency leads to a major seizure in Southeast Fresno.

Thanks to information developed by Multi-Area Gang Enforcement Consortium (MAGEC) detectives, Police and DEA agents were able to identify a location within the city where drugs and weapons were being stored.

Monday, March 1st, they served a search warrant on the home near Chestnut and Butler after the suspect, 31-year-old Fausto Pina (pictured below) was arrested following a traffic enforcement stop.

Inside the home, officers found and seized:

  • Approximately 86 pounds of methamphetamine
  • Approximately 1 kilo of cocaine
  • Approximately 1 pound of black tar heroin
  • .38 special revolver (unregistered)
  • Remington 700 / 30-06 rifle with scope (unregistered)
  • AR-15 assault rifle “Ghost Gun”
  • Over 200 rounds of live ammunition
  • Over $23,000 in cash (seized as asset forfeiture)
  • One vehicle (seized under asset forfeiture)