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Huge Drug Bust Nets 25 Arrests; One Fugitive

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Kristen Lowe
NewsWest 9

PERMIAN BASIN- After more than a year of investigation, more than two dozen suspected drug traffickers, who were operating right here in West Texas, are off the streets. 

The Midland DEA says it is one of the most significant drug rings they have busted in a long time. 

Late last month, Midland DEA along with Midland Police and San Antonio DEA seized the following:

About $204,169.12 in cash
10 vehicles
14 firearms
439.8 grams of cocaine base
3.5 kilograms of cocaine HCL
2.9 kilograms of crack cocaine
146.8 grams of heroin
57.3 grams of hashish
347 grams of MDA/MDMDA
1,535 grams of domestic origin marijuana
145 grams of foreign origin marijuana

The following people have been arrested: 

Lamar Bates
Victoria Benavidez
Tiara Carter
Michael Casillas
Gwendolyn Cooks
Christopher Cooper
Eric Garcia
Kayla Garcia
William Green
Devin Johnson
Demika Lane
Davorrin McAfee
Jason McAfee
Jeffrey McMaryion
Rosalinda Mendez
Kenneth Morrison
John Posey
Terry Robinson Jr. 
Kyra Royals
Juan Sanchez
Darayvon Sanders
David Shaw
Alton Simpston
Kendrick Spencer
Tabarick Spencer

Thirty-three-year-old Celestino Hinojos is still on the run.