Two Arrested in Narcotics Sweep in Los Angeles and Inglewood

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two suspects were arrested during an illegal narcotics distribution investigation in Los Angeles and Inglewood, authorities announced Wednesday.

Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs’ Department’s Major Crimes Bureau-HALT (Health Authority Law Enforcement Task Force) executed a search warrant that led to the arrest of suspects Juan Sanchez Rodriguez and Beatrix Hernandez on Monday for several felony offenses and the seizure of several illicit pharmaceuticals, including approximately two pounds of methamphetamine, three pounds of cocaine, a stolen pistol  and a stolen rifle, said Deputy Veronica Rodriguez of Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The Major Crimes Bureau-HALT team focuses on illicit pharmaceuticals and unlicensed physicians and works with the Department of Health Services in Los Angeles County to combat all healthcare related crimes, Rodriguez said.

Anyone with information about this arrest was asked to call LASD’s Major Crimes Bureau at 562-946-7002. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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