PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- The Pasco Sheriff's Office has announced a large drug bust and arrests with ties to an inmate in California.
The arrests are for meth and cocaine. The sheriff's office said 14 pounds of methamphetamine -- 25,000 doses -- was seized. Also seized was a pound of cocaine with a street value of $45,000.
Detectives found Jesus Nazareth Hernandez was using a contraband phone to communicate nationwide.
Operation Hydra included cooperation with the Dade City police and Drug Enforcement Administration.
The arrests include illegal immigrants who allegedly supplied narcotics across the U.S. border.
Approximately 14 pounds of meth which breaks down to around 25,424 "doses" have been seized and taken off the street. pic.twitter.com/QoUsDGQy4i— Pasco Sheriff (@PascoSheriff) May 2, 2017
Chief Ray Velboom, Dade City PD addresses media on agencies assistance in huge narcotics bust that took 14 pounds of Meth off the streets. pic.twitter.com/tr3Fiehqbu— Pasco Sheriff (@PascoSheriff) May 2, 2017