Arlington Brothers Given $25 Million Bonds after Police Seize 46 Kilos of Meth

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Deputies in Nash County, North Carolina made an arrest that resulted in the largest seizure of methamphetamine in history.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Tuesday of a vehicle with two occupants. The department’s K-9 was used, which sniffed the air and alerted officers of narcotics.

During a search of the vehicle, 5 kilos of methamphetamine was found inside of a duffle bag. Deputies then found 41 kilos of methamphetamine inside of a speaker box. This total amount seized was 46 kilos, or 101 pounds, of Methamphetamine. One the largest seizures of Methamphetamine in agency history.

Alejandro Israel Sanchez-Amezcua, 34, and his brother, Kevin Alexis Sanchez, 19, were arrested and each given a $3 million secured bond.

They were each charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine, and Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling for Controlled Substance.

At their first court appearance on Friday, the Judge raised their bonds to $25 million dollars each.

They are both still currently in the Nash County Detention Center.



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