Carlsbad couple arrested after allegedly found with fentanyl pills

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CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Investigators busted a couple in Carlsbad with more than 1,000 fentanyl pills. Agents with the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force showed up to arrest Cruz Melendrez on warrants Tuesday.


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That’s when they found about 1,100 pills along with heroin, meth, and two guns. A woman, Satin Middleton, was also arrested and is now facing drug charges. Agents say the drugs have a street value of $58,000.

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