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Nine Arrested In Rockingham County Drug Trafficking Operation

5:34 PM, Feb 22, 2010   |    comments
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Eden, NC -- Authorities released pictures and details of a year- long investigation into drug trafficking that culminated on Friday.

Police arrested nine people and confiscated 800 lbs of marijuana at homes on Main Street and Carolina Avenue in Eden.  In addition, several ounces of cocaine and firearms were also seized.

The investigation was a joint effort between the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office, Eden Police, Caswell County Sheriff's Office, Henry County Sheriff's Office, Mayodan Police, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Seven of the nine people arrested were in the country illegally.  ICE detainees were issued on those.

Those arrested include:

-- Jose DeJesus Zuniga Becerra, 46, of 1127 Carolina Ave. FELONY POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL/DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA, FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA, FELONY TRAFFICING IN COCAINE. His bond is $900,000.

-- Antonio Zuniga Becerra, 41, of 1155 Carolina Ave. 2 FELONY COUNTS OF TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. His bond is $750,000.

-- Pacheco Pauline Ortiz, 27, of 121 Karen Drive in Eden. FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. His bond is $200,000.

-- Exiquio Marmolejo, 21, of 107 Main Street, Eden. 1 FELONY COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, 2 COUNTS of SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, 18 FELONY COUNTS of TRAFFICKING COCAINE. His bond is $1,000,000.00.

-- Margurita, Marmolejo, 28, of 107 Main Street, Eden. FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. Her bond is $900,000.

-- Jorge Alfredo Tamayo, 24, of 1130 Carolina Ave. Eden. FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. His bond is $750,000. 

--  Effren Mavimino Garcia Lopez, 37, of 1126 Carolina Ave. FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. His bond is $700,000. 

--  Roberto Carlos Becerra, 29, of Eden, 6 FELONY COUNTS OF TRAFFICKING COCAINE, 1 FELONY COUNT OF SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, 1 FELONY COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL/DELIVER MARIJUANA, His bond is $500,000. 

-- Patricia Galloway, 53, of Carolina Avenue in Eden, TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA. Her bond is $200,000.

PHOTO LINEUP:

TOP (l-r): Pachero Ortiz, Exiquio Marmolejo, Antonio Becerra, Effren Lopex.

BOTTOM (l-r): Jorge Tamayo, Margurita Marmolejo, Jose Becerra, Roberto Becerra, Patricia Galloway.

Rockingham County Sheriffs Dept

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