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LBPD drug investigation leads to arrest and seizure of cash, weapon

August 9th, 2013 · No Comments · News

On Wednesday, July 31, at approximately 5am, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) Drug Investigations Section and agents from the FBI’s Los Angeles field team served a narcotics-related search warrant at a residence in Rancho Palos Verdes that resulted in an arrest and confiscation of cash and a dangerous weapon, according to the LBPD.
The operation stemmed from an ongoing narcotics investigation that began in Long Beach and ultimately led detectives to the residence in the area of Mustang Road and Rancho Palos Verdes Drive, regarding the distribution and trafficking of narcotics from the location, according to the police department. During the search, 52-year-old Patrick Junius of Rancho Palos Verdes was arrested, and $31,000 in cash was seized along with other evidence, including a billy club.
Junius was booked for possession of marijuana and for sale and possession of a dangerous weapon, and, at press time, was being held at the Long Beach City Jail on $20,000 bail.
Those with information regarding this investigation should contact the Drug Investigations Section at (562) 570-7221. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus the tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting lacrimestoppers.org .

Source: LBPD

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