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Multi-State Drug Trafficker Arrested, Recovered Narcotics and Three Firearms

Early Thursday morning around 4:30 a.m., Seattle Police Narcotics detectives in partnership with Homeland Security Investigations served a warrant in Lynnwood to arrest a drug trafficking suspect.

The male suspect was linked to trafficking narcotics in the Seattle and Northgate area. HSI also partnered with the Assistant U.S Attorney’s office where the suspect may face federal charges for similar crimes throughout the state of Washington and Montana.

The 46-year-old suspect was booked into Snohomish County Jail for three counts of violation of the uniform controlled substance act and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Police recovered the following during the service of the warrant:

  • Fentanyl Powder – 2.17 pounds
  • Methamphetamine – 1 pound
  • Cocaine – ¼ pound
  • Approximately 7,000 Fentanyl pills
  • Two sets of body armor
  • Three semi-automatic handguns
  • Ammunition
  • High-capacity rifle magazines

Thank you to our federal partners in assisting with this investigation.