73-year-old found with half a kilo of cocaine, other drugs, deputies say

73-year-old arrested with over a kilo of cocaine, other drugs, deputies say

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – A 73-year-old man is under arrest after he was found with a stash of illegal drugs, including over half a kilo of cocaine and half a kilo of heroin, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

On April 2, deputies say the Special Investigation Task Force served a search warrant at a home inside the San Joaquin Village mobile home park at 336. E. Alluvial Avenue. There they found 51 pounds of methamphetamine, a half a kilo (1.1 lbs.) of cocaine, a half a kilo (1.1 lbs.) of heroin, one ounce of fentanyl, prescription pills, and processed marijuana. They also found two handguns, nearly 100 rounds of ammunition, and three magazines.

Detectives arrested 73-year-old Wesley Tsukamoto for possession of drugs and guns. He was booked into Fresno County Jail but was released later that day after posting bail. Tsukamoto is also alleged to be part of a wider federal investigation, prompting another arrest on April 21. He remains in Fresno County Jail on a federal hold awaiting court proceedings.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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