Cullman drug bust nets $224k of Meth

CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — Angel Arial Zumbia Mendias, 24 of Tuscon, Arizona, has been arrested for trafficking Methamphetamine.

The drug bust originated in Dodge City, Ala and netted five pounds of ICE, which is a stronger and purer quality of Meth. The street value of the ICE confiscated totaled $224,000.

“This arrest represents a major blow to the pipeline of Meth from Birmingham into Cullman County,” said Sheriff Matt Gentry. “The Meth and ICE dealers took a hit with the arrest of this mid-level dealer.”

Thursday’s arrest was result of a two month long investigation between the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Drug Enforcement Administration. meth 1

“I am proud of the joint cooperation between CNET, the Cullman County District Attorney’s Office and the DEA, which led to this arrest and the work they put into this case,” said Gentry.

Mendias is currently being held in the Cullman County Detention Center, with his bond set a $1,000,000.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News

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